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湘江特大桥<br />
 
湘江特大桥<br />
 
Xipingzhen, Guizhou, China<br />
 
Xipingzhen, Guizhou, China<br />
1,007 feet high / 307 meters high<br />
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997 feet high / 304 meters high<br />
 
1,837 foot span / 560 meter span<br />
 
1,837 foot span / 560 meter span<br />
 
2021<br />
 
2021<br />
[[File:Xiangjiang.jpg|750px|center]]
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[[File:XiangjiangCableStayedRender copy.jpg|750px|center]]
 
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Despite a length of only 83 kilometers, the Zunyu expressway is another one of Guizhou's impressive mountain routes filled with high bridges including the spectacular Xiangjiang cable stayed bridge and the Wujiang Zunyu suspension bridge that are both in the 300 meter height range.   
 
Despite a length of only 83 kilometers, the Zunyu expressway is another one of Guizhou's impressive mountain routes filled with high bridges including the spectacular Xiangjiang cable stayed bridge and the Wujiang Zunyu suspension bridge that are both in the 300 meter height range.   
  
The Xiangjiang Bridge is impressive for having a tower 290 meters tall, ranking among the world's top 12 tallest bridge structures.       
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The Xiangjiang Bridge is impressive for having a tower 288 meters tall, ranking among the world's top 12 tallest bridge structures.       
  
 
Located at kilometer 71, the Xiangjiang Bridge has a total length of 1,648 meters with a span configuration of 72+212+560+212+72+5x40+4x40+4x40 meters.
 
Located at kilometer 71, the Xiangjiang Bridge has a total length of 1,648 meters with a span configuration of 72+212+560+212+72+5x40+4x40+4x40 meters.
  
The route connecting Zunyi with Yuqing has several other high beam bridges including Tiantang, Luoquandong, Shanwangding, Dongguagou, Wanggangzui and Shuimaikeng #1 Bridges.
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The route connecting Zunyi with Yuqing has several other high beam bridges including Luoquandong, Shanwangding, Yingpanshang and Shaba Bridges.
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[[File:XiangjiangElevationFinal.jpg|900px|center]]<br />
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Xiangjiang Bridge Elevation<br />
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The 288 meter tall East Xiangjiang Bridge Tower.
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[[File:XiangjiangDownElevator.JPG|750px|center]]
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[[File:XiangjiangDownRiver.JPG|750px|center]]
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[[File:XiangjiangNorthApproach.JPG|750px|center]]
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[[File:ZunyuExpresswayBridgesMap.jpg|750px|center]]
  
  
 
[[File:ZunyuExpressway copy.jpg|750px|center]]
 
[[File:ZunyuExpressway copy.jpg|750px|center]]
Zunyu expressway map.
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Zunyu older expressway map. The west end of the route was modified somewhat from this early map.  
  
 
[[Category:Bridges in China]]
 
[[Category:Bridges in China]]

Latest revision as of 05:16, 17 September 2019

Xiangjiang Bridge
湘江特大桥
Xipingzhen, Guizhou, China
997 feet high / 304 meters high
1,837 foot span / 560 meter span
2021

XiangjiangCableStayedRender copy.jpg


Despite a length of only 83 kilometers, the Zunyu expressway is another one of Guizhou's impressive mountain routes filled with high bridges including the spectacular Xiangjiang cable stayed bridge and the Wujiang Zunyu suspension bridge that are both in the 300 meter height range.

The Xiangjiang Bridge is impressive for having a tower 288 meters tall, ranking among the world's top 12 tallest bridge structures.

Located at kilometer 71, the Xiangjiang Bridge has a total length of 1,648 meters with a span configuration of 72+212+560+212+72+5x40+4x40+4x40 meters.

The route connecting Zunyi with Yuqing has several other high beam bridges including Luoquandong, Shanwangding, Yingpanshang and Shaba Bridges.


XiangjiangElevationFinal.jpg

Xiangjiang Bridge Elevation


XiangjiangRendering.JPG


Xiangjiang.jpg


XiangjiangSide.jpg


XiangjiangSideTowerConst.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


XiangjiangEastTowerView.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


XiangjiangTowerConstSky.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


XiangjiangTower.jpg

The 288 meter tall East Xiangjiang Bridge Tower.


XiangjiangCenterTowerCross.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


XiangjiangConstSide.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


XiangjiangApproachSpansRoad.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


XiangjiangEastTowerBaseView.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


XiangjiangUptower.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


XiangjiangDownElevator.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


XiangjiangDownRiver.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


XiangjiangNorthApproach.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


XiangjiangBossOffice.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


XiangjiangModel4.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


XiangjiangModel1.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


XiangjiangModel3.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


XiangjiangModel2.JPG

Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


Xiangjiang Bridge ZunyuConst.jpg


XiangjiangPierFoundations.jpg


XiangjiangPierFoundationDrone.jpg


XiangjiangSlope.jpg


XiangjiangFoundationHillDrone.jpg


XiangjiangPierFoundationFill.jpg


XiangjiangFoundationConcrete.jpg


XiangjiangSatelliteNew.jpg

Xiangjiang Bridge satellite image.


XiangjiangLocationMapNew.jpg

Xiangjiang Bridge location map.


ZunyuExpresswayBridgesMap.jpg


ZunyuExpressway copy.jpg

Zunyu older expressway map. The west end of the route was modified somewhat from this early map.

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