Tianjin Grand Bridge

This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series Bridges

The Tianjin bridge is the 11th on the list of longest bridges on the planet and is built in China and comes in at a whopping 70.6 miles or 113.7 kilometers which at this moment, it is the third longest bridge in the world.  The Tianjin Grand Bridge is another railway viaduct bridge.  This long bridge connects Langfang and Qingxian on another high speed railway, the length of the bridge in feet is 373,000 and in meters 113,700.   This bridge has small suspended portions with the remaining long portions being regular beam bridges.

Tianjin Grand Bridge 1

This high speed railway is an elevated track that was completed in 2011 cost a whopping $20 billion us dollars, the bridge stretches over 34 miles of the Pearl River Delta and has a tunnel of 4 miles long connecting two artificial islands. The structure type is a Grinder Bridge


Tianjin Grand Bridge 2

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Weinan Weihe Grand Bridge

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series Bridges

12th on the list of this bridge series is also in China and is also a viaduct for high speed rail.   Seems like these days China is king when it comes to bridges although this is not a bridge with a highway it is still a bridge and the 5th longest in the world currently coming in at 49.5 miles, 79,732 m (261,588 ft) approximately 80 kilometers.

The Weinan Weihe Grand Bridge (渭南渭河特大桥) is a part of the Zhengzhou–Xi'an High-Speed Railway which connects Zhengzhou and Xi'an, in China.  The bridge crosses the Wei River twice, as well as many other rivers, highways and railways.  This bridge was once the longest bridge in the world but not for long, as the other two new bridges on Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway that completed in 2010.  The bridge was completed in 2008 but the railway line itself did not open until February 6, 2010

Weinan Weihe Grand Bridge 3

The bridge or high speed railway employed over 10,000 people and used 45,000 tons of steel and a whopping 2.3 million cubic meters of concrete make this a very impressive bridge.

Weinan Weihe Grand Bridge 4

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