Материковый Китай и островную провинцию Хайнань соединит мост длиной 26 километров
The China’s Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Railways, Hainan Province and Guangdong Province signed an agreement on September 8th to build a 26.3-km-long cross-sea bridge spanning Qiongzhou Strait.
The project is expected to start construction in 2017 and be completed and open for traffic by 2020.
The 20-billion-yuan bridge, linking Xuwen County in Zhanjiang City, Guangdong, and Chengmai County in Hainan, will be made up of two levels, a railway bridge and a road bridge. The railway bridge will allow a designed speed limit of 160 kilometers per hour, and the road bridge will allow a designed speed limit of 100 kilometers per hour.
Upon the bridge’s completion, it will take only 20 minutes to drive across the Qiongzhou Strait. The travel time acr
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