What type of bridge is the Lupe bridge?
How long is the Lupu Bridge?
It is the second longest steel arch bridge in the world, which accommodates 6 traffic lanes and has a total length of 8,722 m. The main bridge structure is 750 m long including the two side spans of 100 m each and a main span of 550 m.
When was the Nanpu Bridge built?
December 15 1988
Construction on the Nanpu Bridge project began on December 15 1988 and actual construction was finished by June 20 199l.
Where is the world’s highest bridge?
The Beipanjiang bridge in southern China has opened to traffic following three years of construction. Built above the Beipangjiang valley in Guizhou province, the bridge boasts a 1,341-metre span.
How many bridges are there in Shanghai?
In modern times in particular during the infrastructure boom of the past two decades, bridge-building has proceeded at a rapid pace on a vast scale. In fact out of the top 35 longest bridges in the world China have built 17 of them. Here’s a list of 6 most outstanding bridges in our amazing city!
Who was the designer of the Shanghai Lupu Bridge?
In 1999, as the Chief Designer of Nanpu Bridge and Yangpu Bridge, Academician Lin Yuanpei accepted another challenge to act as the Chief Designer of Lupu Bridge. From the experience gained from the Nanpu Bridge, Academician Lin thought that the Lupu Bridge should be designed as an arch bridge.
How is the Lupu Bridge different from the Napu bridge?
Like the Bay Bridge of Sydney in Australia, Lupu Bridge is not only used for transport, but is also an attraction. Unlike the Napu Bridge and the Yangpu Bridge, its sightseeing platform was built at the top of its arch, which means sightseers get an amazing view from the top on one hand.
Why was the Lupu Bridge a tourist attraction?
The Lupu Bridge used to be a popular tourist attraction along the Huangpu River. The bridge itself was actually also an attraction, as tourists could ascend to the observation deck at the top of the bridge.
How many lanes does the Lupu Bridge have?
The bridge carries 6 lanes of traffic, while under it even a 70,000-ton-class ship can pass through smoothly. Like the Bay Bridge of Sydney in Australia, Lupu Bridge is not only used for transport, but is also an attraction.