Luoyan Bridge

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Luoyan Bridge
罗岩特大桥
Pengshui, Chongqing, China
394 feet high / 120 meters high
459 foot span / 140 meter span
2009

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Luoyan Bridge crosses a tributary of the mighty Furongjiang River near Pengshui, Chongqing. The 140 meter span arch bridge has a total length of 275 meters and was constructed with highlines. The main arch has a rise of 28 meters for a span to rise ratio of 5 to 1. The smaller approach spans are all 20 meters. The crossing is located at kilometer 33.



Luoyan Bridge Elevation


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A view looking north up the Luoyan River gorge. Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


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A brick factory just north of the bridge crossing. Image by Eric Sakowski / HighestBridges.com


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A construction view showing the 5 main parallel arch ribs that are each composed of 7 sections that were lowered in place by a highline.