Xiamen-Zhangzhou cross-sea bridge starts construction

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Date:2010/4/14/ 15:45

 

The Xiamen-Zhangzhou Bridge, the first cable-stayed bridge of Xiamen, is expected to be completed in 2013, reports Taihainet.

The cross-sea bridge will be supported by two cable-supported towers, both of which are 227 metres tall.

It starts from the front part of Maqing Road in Haicang District in Xiamen and ends at Houzhai, Longhai in Zhangzhou.

The Xiamen-Zhangzhou Bridge is designed to cover about 10 kilometres. The span of its main body will cover 780 metres, and is expected to be No.6 nationwide and No.9 worldwide.

will be the first South-North cross-sea bridge in Xiamen, with Haimen Island as the demarcation point. It will be composed of Haiping Flyover, South Main Bridge, Haimen Island Flyover and North Main Bridge.

Once completed, the bridge will link Haicang and China Merchants Zhangzhou Development Zone, and connect the Xiamen-Chengdu Highway in the Xiamen section

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