Leibo, Sichuan, China
(492) feet high / (150) meters high
591 foot span / 180 meter span
Heipigou Bridge is a large cantilevered beam crossing on the amazing G4216 Yibin to Panzhihua Expressway in Sichuan Province. The route has Sichuan's largest collection of high level bridges. The 566 meter long Heipigou Bridge has a span configuration of 3x30 +95+180+95 +3x30 meters.
The route is also unique for having more large span arch bridges than any other highway on earth with a total of seven. These massive concrete and CFST arches include Xi'ninghe, Liutonghe, Shangwujiao, Xisujiaohe, Yuewulada, Siguxi and Daheba Bridges.
The G4216 Expressway parallels much of the Jinshajiang reservoir that was formed by the giant Xiluodu Dam. With a height of 285.5 meters, Xiluodu is among the 5 tallest concrete dams in the world and is located on the border of Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces 50 kilometers downstream from the Jinshajiang Bridge Kahaluo.
Heipigou Bridge satellite image.
Heipigou Bridge location map.