JINING, China, July 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A report from Global Times Online:
A bridge, weighing 29,000 tons with a length of 170 meters, was successfully rotated to its targeted position in Jining, East China’s Shandong province on July 11.
In 66 minutes, the bridge rotated above the Xinxiang-Yanzhou Railway, so as to not interfere with the railway below.
The bridge, built by Railway No. 10 Engineering Group, is the largest T-structure road swivel bridge in Shandong to date in terms of its length and weight. It is a part of a new expressway that connects Weishan in Jining with the provincial capital Jinan.
The southern section of the Jinan-Weishan Expressway, one of Shandong’s
The swivel construction technique has been widely used in China to build bridges. The approach expedites construction while assisting in overcoming environmental and traffic-related limitations.
SOURCE GLOBAL TIMES ONLINE
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