Why was Jiashao bridge built?

To protect the famous scene of the Qiantang tidal bore and to reduce the construction risks under bad hydrologic conditions, an innovative structure design was adopted for this Bridge Project.

What is the Jiashao bridge made of?

Jiashao is the second sea-crossing bridge built in the greater Hangzhou Bay area….Jiaxing-Shaoxing Sea Bridge.

Jiaxing-Shaoxing Sea Bridge 嘉兴至绍兴跨海大桥
Material Steel and concrete
Total length 10,138 metres (33,261 ft)
Width 55.6 metres (182 ft)
Height 227 metres (745 ft) (supporting pylons)

Which is the largest sea bridge in the world?

Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge
The Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge (HZMB) is a 55-kilometre (34 mi) bridge–tunnel system consisting of a series of three cable-stayed bridges, an undersea tunnel, and four artificial islands. It is both the longest sea crossing and the longest open-sea fixed link in the world.

What is the longest bridge over salt water?

the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is the longest continuous bridge passing over water, the waters of New Orleans’s Lake Pontchartrain to be exact. The bridge is so long that for 8 of its 24 miles, you can’t see land in any direction.

What is the shortest bridge in the world?

Zavikon Island is home to a bridge that, at only 32 feet in length, is considered the shortest international bridge in the world. It connects a Canadian island with an American island in the middle of the Saint Lawrence River.

Where is the oldest bridge in the world?

The oldest datable bridge in the world still in use is the slab-stone single-arch bridge over the river Meles in Izmir (formerly Smyrna), Turkey, which dates from c. 850 BC. Remnants of Mycenaean bridges dated c. 1600 BC exist in the neighbourhood of Mycenae, Greece over the River Havos.

What bridge is built in the deepest water?

It has a total length of 32.5 kilometres (20.2 mi) and connects mainland Shanghai’s Pudong New Area with the offshore Yangshan Deep-Water Port in Zhejiang’s Shengsi County. Most of the bridge is a low-level viaduct….Donghai Bridge.

Donghai Bridge 东海大桥
Longest span 420 metres (1,380 ft)
Opened December 10, 2005

What is the difference between jiashao and Hangzhou Bay Bridge?

Jiashao is the second sea-crossing bridge built in the greater Hangzhou Bay area. It is about 50 km (31 mi) west of the longer 35.67 km (22.2 mi) Hangzhou Bay Bridge, which opened May 2008, a half year before construction began on the Jiashao.

What happened before the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge?

Before the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge was built, ferries carried passengers across the Akashi Strait in Japan. Although the strait is a major passageway for shipping, it is also known for its gale, heavy rain, storms, and natural disasters.

Who was the first to cross the jiashao bridge?

Li Xinqiao, the first to cross the bridge, was a businessman travelling to Shanghai who had originally planned to set off in the afternoon. After discovering that Jiashao Bridge was opening to travellers at midnight, he decided to set off earlier so that he could see the bridge for himself. A man named Li Xinqiao was the first to cross the bridge.

How long did it take to build Beipanjiang Bridge?

Beipanjiang Bridge Construction Time: About four years from 2012 to 2016 Who designed: Peng Yundong, a leading designer of bridges in China, who was also engaged in designing the Qingshui River Bridge, the third highest suspension bridge in the world with the height of 540 meters…