Lupu Bridge

Local name卢浦大桥
LocationXie tu lu jie dao, China

The Lupu Bridge, named after Luwan District, is a through arch bridge over the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China, connecting the city's Huangpu and Pudong districts. It is the world's second longest steel arch bridge, after the Chaotianmen Bridge in Chongqing. The bridge has a total length including approach spans of 3,900 m and opened on June 28, 2003. The main bridge structure is 750m long including the two side spans of 100m each, and the main span of 550 metres over the Huangpu River is 32 metres longer than the previous record holder for the longest arch bridge, the New River Gorge Bridge in Fayetteville, West Virginia. It cost 2.5 billion yuan, including US$78.04 for the main steel structure alone. It is located adjacent to the former Expo 2010 site and served as the centrepiece of the world exposition in Shanghai.

Tags Modern Architecture
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lupu_Bridge

Address China

Coordinates 31°11'28.846" N 121°28'34.842" E

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