Nianziping Bridge

Revision as of 15:22, 14 March 2012 by Sakowski (talk | contribs)
Jump to navigationJump to search

Nianziping Bridge
Nianziping, Guizhou, China
620 feet high / 189 meters high
623 foot span / 190 meter span


Scheduled for completion in 2015, Nianziping Bridge will be the second highest beam bridge on the extension of the G76 highway in Northern Guizhou Province. The span will be located just a few miles south of the Guizhou/Chongqing border before the G76 highway crosses the giant Chishuihe river gorge before continuing north towards the Yangtze River and the Chongqing City region. Just a few miles further south on the same expressway will be the 304 meter high Falanggou beam bridge which is will be the highest beam span on earth while an hours drive south on the expressway will be the Zongqihe arch crossing with a deck height of 866 feet / 264 meters.

The full span configuration for Nianziping will be 5×40 +(102+190+102)m+3×40m for a total length of 714 meters.

The above satellite view of the Nianziping Bridge site shows only the approximate location of the main span.

Nianziping Bridge Elevation