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Major construction completed on Chongqi Bridge

(People's Daily Online)

16:39, September 21, 2011

Photo, taken on Sept. 20, shows the bridge decks paved with epoxy asphalt. (Xinhua/Shen Peng)

Recently Chongqi Bridge of Jiangsu Province finished the construction of its major part. Workers have begun to do landscaping, lighting as well as asphalt pavement. At present, the construction is going smoothly and the bridge is expected to go into use in June 2012.

Chongqi Bridge, which connects the Shanghai-Chongming Cross-River Tunnel and Ning Qi Highway, is an integral part of the Shanghai-Xi'an highway. The span of the bridge is 6.8 kilometers. After the bridge is constructed, it will take 50 minutes to travel from Qidong City to Shanghai City.

Edited and Translated by Yao Chun, People's Daily Online

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