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Aerial footage of the bridge with world's highest pier , Longtanhe River Grand Bridge

By He Zhuoyan (People's Daily Online)    13:57, March 05, 2019

Longtanhe River Grand Bridge extends 1,168 meters with its skyscraping piers zigzagging their way to the ridges of Longtan Valley, stretching over 800 meters.

It is a bridge of hope for rural areas in Hubei Province. The highest pier is 178 meters, the highest used in a continuous steel box girder bridge. It takes nearly two minutes by lift to get on to the bridge deck during construction.

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(Web editor: He Zhuoyan, Bianji)

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