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China: Drone captures breathtaking views of gargantuan Chishi bridge01:46

China: Drone captures breathtaking views of gargantuan Chishi bridge

China, Chishi
October 29, 2016 at 10:43 GMT -00:00 · Published

A gargantuan multiple-span cable-stayed bridge was opened for traffic in Chishi, Hunan province China on Friday.

The colossal bridge stands at 270 meters (886 feet) at average height and spans 1,500 m (4921 feet) in length across the river valley.

The Chishi bridge cost 1,3 billion yuan (174 million euros) to build, and took six years to complete. Construction for the bridge started in 2010 and the bridge opened for traffic on Friday. The bridge is part of the G76 Xiamen Chengdu Expressway project that has more high bridges along its route than any other roadway.

China: Drone captures breathtaking views of gargantuan Chishi bridge01:46
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A gargantuan multiple-span cable-stayed bridge was opened for traffic in Chishi, Hunan province China on Friday.

The colossal bridge stands at 270 meters (886 feet) at average height and spans 1,500 m (4921 feet) in length across the river valley.

The Chishi bridge cost 1,3 billion yuan (174 million euros) to build, and took six years to complete. Construction for the bridge started in 2010 and the bridge opened for traffic on Friday. The bridge is part of the G76 Xiamen Chengdu Expressway project that has more high bridges along its route than any other roadway.

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