Yichang Yangtze River Highway Bridge
The Yichang Yangtze River Highway Bridge (simplified Chinese: 宜昌长江公路大桥; traditional Chinese: 宜昌長江公路大橋; pinyin: Yíchāng Changjiang Gonglu Dàqiáo) is a suspension bridge that crosses the Yangtze River some 20 km downstream from the center city of Yichang, China. It is located within the prefecture-level city of Yichang, and carries the G50 Shanghai–Chongqing Expressway.
|Carries||G50 Shanghai–Chongqing Expressway|
|Official name||Yichang Highway Bridge (宜昌长江公路大桥)|
|Total length||1,187 metres (3,894 ft)|
|Longest span||960 metres (3,150 ft)|
|Construction start||February 19, 1998|
|Opened||September 19, 2001|
The cost of building the bridge was reported as 895 million yuan.