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Construction starts on cable-stayed bridge with world's longest span

IANS  |  Beijing 

Construction has started on a with the world's longest span (1,176 meters) in China's Province, authorities said.

The bridge is part of the 5.3 km-long cross-river passage that has expressways on the upper level and highways and intercity railways on the lower level over the Yangtze River, reported on Thursday.

Advanced materials and new technologies will be used in the construction of the bridge, authorities said.

The passage is of great strategic significance in advancing the integrated development of regional areas and promoting the construction of the Yangtze River economic belt.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 18:18 IST
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