Xujiawan Aqueduct Bridge

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Xujiawan Aqueduct Bridge
Longchangxiang, Guizhou, China
(459) feet high / (140) meters high
591 foot span / 180 meter span

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The Xujiawan Aqueduct Bridge is one of at least 7 large waterway crossings on a water transportation project that originates from the reservoir behind the Jiayan Dam of the Liuchonghe River. The Xujiawan concrete cantilevered beam structure has two giant main spans of 180 meters on piers as tall as 92 meters. The deck that covers the waterway is 9.5 meters wide while the inside of the waterway itself is 4 meters wide.

Other high aqueducts in the Liuzhu and Puding county region include Baijipo, Caodipo, Longchang, Hegoutou, Jiaojia and Qingniandui bridges.

The north channel route crosses the spectacular Baifuhe and Xixhe Aqueduct Bridges.

The previous record holders for highest aqueduct bridge were the Roquefavour and Ponte delle Torri aqueduct bridges in France and Italy at 80 meters in height.

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Xujiawan Aqueduct Bridge satellite image.

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Xujiawan Aqueduct Bridge location map.