Nanjing, China Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge

 

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The Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge is a double-decked road-rail truss bridge across the Yangtze River between Pukou and Xiaguan in Nanjing, China. Its upper deck is part of China National Highway 104, spanning 4588m. Its lower deck, with a double-track railway, is 6772m long, and completes the Beijing-Shanghai Railway, which had been divided by the Yangtze for decades. Its right bridge consists of nine piers, with the maximum span of 160m and the total length of 1576m. The bridge carries approximately 80,000 vehicles and 190 trains per day.
The bridge was completed and open for traffic in 1968. It was the third bridge over the Yangtze after the Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge and the Chongqing Baishatuo Yangtze River Bridge. It was the first heavy bridge designed and built using Chinese expertise.

Suicide site

According to state-media, the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge surpassed the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge as the most frequent suicide site in the world, with more than 2,000 suicides estimated by 2006.

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