G60 Shanghai–Kunming Expressway

The Shanghai–Kunming Expressway (Chinese: 上海—昆明高速公路), commonly referred to as the Hukun Expressway (Chinese: 沪昆高速公路) is an expressway that connects the cities of Shanghai, China, and Kunming, Yunnan. It is 2,360 km (1,470 mi) in length. The entire route forms part of Asian Highway 3.

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Shanghai–Kunming Expressway
上海-昆明高速公路
Hukun Expressway
沪昆高速公路
A rural section of the Shanghai–Kunming Expressway in Xinhuang Dong Autonomous County, in the province of Hunan
Route information
Part of
Length2,360 km[1] (1,470 mi)
Major junctions
East endS20 Outer Ring Expressway, S4 Hujin Expressway and Humin Elevated Road, Minhang District, Shanghai
West end2nd Ring Road, Kunming, Yunnan
Highway system
National Trunk Highway System
G5901G6001

Route[1]Edit

ShanghaiEdit

The Shanghai portion of the Shanghai–Kunming Expressway was originally designated A8 by the municipal government and was also known as the Shanghai–Hangzhou Expressway. In Shanghai, the Shanghai–Kunming Expressway is a concurrency for its entire length with G92 Hangzhou Bay Ring Expressway.

ZhejiangEdit

The Zhejiang portion of the expressway runs from the Shanghai border to the Jiangxi border, passing through the cities of Hangzhou, Jinhua, and Quzhou.

JiangxiEdit

The Jiangxi portion of the expressway passes through the cities of Shangrao, Nanchang, Yichun, and Pingxiang.

HunanEdit

The Hunan section of the expressway passes through the cities of Zhuzhou, Shaoyang, and Huaihua.

GuizhouEdit

YunnanEdit

In Yunnan Province, the expressway passes through the city of Qujing before terminating in Kunming.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b G60 沪昆高速 (in Chinese)