Dashengguan Yangtze River Bridge

The Dashengguan Yangtze River Bridge (simplified Chinese: 大胜关长江大桥; traditional Chinese: 大勝關長江大橋; pinyin: Dàshèngguān Chángjiāng Dàqiáo; lit. 'pass of the great victory') crosses the Yangtze River in Nanjing, Jiangsu. Construction of the bridge started in 2006 and it was completed in 2010. The bridge has two main spans of 336 m (1,102 ft) it is one of the largest arch bridges in the world.[2] It carries six tracks: two for the Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway[3] (opened on 30 June 2011), two for the Shanghai–Wuhan–Chengdu high-speed railway (opened on 22 January 2011) and two for line S3 of the Nanjing Metro (opened on 6 December 2017).

Dashengguan Bridge

Beijing-Shanghai express railway2.jpg
Coordinates31°57′35″N 118°37′51″E / 31.959833°N 118.630972°E / 31.959833; 118.630972Coordinates: 31°57′35″N 118°37′51″E / 31.959833°N 118.630972°E / 31.959833; 118.630972
Carries6 rail tracks:
Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway
Shanghai–Wuhan–Chengdu High-Speed Railway
Nanjing Metro Logo.svg Nanjing Metro Line S3
CrossesYangtze River
LocaleNanjing, Jiangsu
DesignArch Bridge
Total length1,615 m (5,299 ft)
Longest span336 m (1,102 ft) (x2)
Construction start2006 (2006)
Construction cost$537 million USD[1]
Opened2011 (2011)

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-05-07. Retrieved 2014-05-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Dashengguan Bridge at Structurae
  3. ^ "Dashengguan Bridge - the Longest Span Arch Bridge for High-Speed Railway" (PDF). Bscw-appl.ethz.ch. Retrieved 2013-09-08.[permanent dead link]