Xupu Bridge

The Xupu Bridge (simplified Chinese: 徐浦大桥; traditional Chinese: 徐浦大橋; pinyin: Xúpǔ Dàqiáo), is a cable-stayed bridge over the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China, so named because it connects the city's Xuhui and Pudong districts. It opened in 1997 and carries 8 lanes of the S20 Outer Ring Expressway.

Xupu Bridge

徐浦大桥
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Coordinates31°07′45″N 121°27′51″E / 31.129167°N 121.464167°E / 31.129167; 121.464167Coordinates: 31°07′45″N 121°27′51″E / 31.129167°N 121.464167°E / 31.129167; 121.464167
Carries8 lanes of Shanghai S20 (Outer Ring Expressway)[1]
CrossesHuangpu River
LocaleShanghai, China
OwnerShanghai Foundation Engineering Co.[2]
Preceded byMinpu Bridge
Followed byLupu Bridge
Characteristics
DesignCable-stayed
Height217 m (712 ft)[3]
Longest span590 m (1,936 ft)[2]
History
DesignerShanghai Municipal Engineering Design Institute[2]
Opened1997[2]
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  1. ^ "Huangpu River". Narod.ru. Archived from the original on October 5, 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d "Xupu Bridge (Shanghai, 1997)". Structurae. 27 September 2000. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
  3. ^ Lin, Yuan Pei; Zhang, Zeng Huan; Ma, Biao (1 August 1996). "Xupu Cable-Stayed Bridge, Shanghai, China". Structural Engineering International, Volume 6, Number 3. Retrieved 12 June 2013.

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