Maanshan Yangtze River Bridge
Located in the east ofAnhui Province, Maanshan Yangtze River Bridge starts at No. 206 Provincial Speedwayin Wuqiao Town, He County, and ends at Niulukou, Dangtu, Ma’anshan (conjunctionarea between Anhui and Jiangsu). Its overall length is 36.274km, of whichthe major part over the river is11.209km, the southern linking parties19.320km and the northern linking part is 5.745km.Adopted full enclosure andfull overpass design, the bridge bears 6 traffic lanes with designedspeed of 100km/h. The width of the bridge is33m. The left branch mainbridge applies the mode of three-tower and two-span suspensionbridge. Each span is 1080m long. The major bridge span breaks though 1000m,which ranks the first among the same bridges in world. The right branch mainbridge applies the mode of wable stayed bridge with three towers. Eachspan is 260m long. The towers are in the shape of elliptic arch. This is thefirst three-arch-tower wable stayed bridge.