Wumupu Bridge

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Wumupu Bridge
乌木铺特大桥
Hezhang, Guizhou, China
456 feet high / 139 meters high
492 foot span / 150 meter span
2013

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One of 4 really high beam bridges on the 126 kilometer long Biwei Expressway between Bijie and Weining in Guizhou Province, the Wumupu Bridge is easily seen from below along local road G326 that winds down into the same river valley. The bridge has a span configuration of 9x30 +84+150+81 +2x40 meters.

Just several kilometers west of Wumupu is the giant Hezhang beam bridge with the tallest bridge pier ever built in China at 195 meters.


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Extensive slope cut on the west approach to the Wumupu Bridge. Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


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Local road G326 twists through several switchbacks along the descent into the Wumupu valley.


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Wumupu Bridge satellite image.


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Wumupu Bridge location map.

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