Cross-sea bridge at Hangzhou Bay under construction
The bridge starts from Jiaxing City in the north and ends at Ningbo City in the south, covering a full length of 36 km. After completion, it will cut the land distance between Ningbo and Shanghai by 120 km. With a total investment of 11.8 billion yuan, the whole project is expected to be finished by 2008.
Once finished, the bridge will become the world longest cross-sea bridge.
By People's Daily Online
Effect of the landing on the sea. It can serve as an engineering facility, as well as a site providing supply, emergency aid and sightseeing services.
Effect of the cross-sea bridge at Hangzhou Bay.
The southern landing stage extending to the sea.The project includes construction of a 9.3 km southern landing stage and a 1.5 km northern landing stage. By now the southern one has been completed and 1.3 km finished for the northern one.
The tip of the southern landing stage.
Box girder plant under construction. The first 50m box girder will be made here this year.