Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge

Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge - Wuhan Travel Guide

Linking Snake Hill in Wuchang and Turtle Hill in Hanyang, the Yangtze River Bridge at Wuhan was the first steel bridge across the mighty Yangtze River. The bridge was built in 1957 and allowed north and south China to be connected by rail for the first time. It is 1,670 meters long and 260 feet high, with road traffic on its upper deck, and rail on its lower. From the riverbed to the motorway surface, it is 80 meters in height. At each end of the bridge, there is a tower of 35 meters, installed with a lift.