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Yuzui Yangtze Bridge halves connected
Last Updated(Beijing Time):2008-08-26 11:20



The two halves of the Yuzui Yangtze Bridge in southwestern China's Chongqing Municipality are joined on Sunday, August 24, 2008. [Photo: Xinhua]

Construction workers joined the two halves of the Yuzui Yangtze Bridge in southwestern China's Chongqing Municipality on Sunday, Xinhua News Agency reports.

To be part of the outer traffic hub for Chongqing, the bridge is 1438 meters long, 33 meters wide, with a span of 616 meters above water.

With 12 lanes, the new bridge can carry traffic at more than 60 mph and will be open in 2009, the report said.



Construction workers connect the two halves of the Yuzui Yangtze Bridge in southwestern China's Chongqing Municipality on Sunday, August 24, 2008. [Photo: Xinhua]

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