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Old October 28th, 2006, 07:31 AM   #81
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The Romans had already been building stone arch bridges for hundreds of years, when the Chinese were still looking for the nearest ford.
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Old October 28th, 2006, 12:35 PM   #82
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you are so afraid of china's booming , poor guys.
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Old October 28th, 2006, 02:44 PM   #83
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Any news of the Bohai's Yantai-Dalian link megaproject? It will be 100 km+ long!
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Old October 28th, 2006, 08:21 PM   #84
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I think China improving and building up their infrastructure is an awesome thing. Their cities have lots of people so they should build as many bridges as they can. Great pictures.
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Old October 30th, 2006, 11:29 PM   #85
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The Ponte Fabricio has itself an open spandrel, as you can see from any pic. Numerous Roman Bridges in fact have.

And the largest still extant Roman bridge at Merida, Spain is nearly 800m long, that is more than 16 times as long as the Zhaozhou.

That is not to say that the Trajan's Bridge across the Danube was even larger (1080 m) and had between its twenty pillars spans of 52 m - world record for over a thousand years.

And Caesar built during his Gallic War a wooden bridge across the Rhine in 10 days. That was in the 50s BC. The first permanent Chinese bridge across the Yellow River, on the other hand, dates from the early 20th century AD. A European steel construction by the way.
The Roman Empire does not exist anymore. Little kid, please stop trolling around here.
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Old November 22nd, 2006, 09:31 AM   #86
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Tianxingzhou Bridge Tianxingzhou Bridge 9.5 km downstream Yangtze River Bridge in Wuhan,is 4,657 meters long bridge, jointly built by rail, road and railway construction sub-sub-component of the building.Bridge and 27 meters broad, the main span of 504 meters - span bridge towers and three cable-plane cable-stayed bridge.Bridge is a high content of technology, the scale of the event is regarded as a milestone in China's bridge construction, the same types of bridges in the world.four-span world : First, the rail-cum-road bridge, the world's first 504-meter cable-stayed main span;Second, heavy load, can withstand 20,000 tons of load; Third, the structure of the new, three-cable-plane, the three main truss of the new structure;Fourth, rapid speed train crossing a bridge over 200 km / hr.Jiang'an Pucun safe road leads north to the south Hongshan District North Line extension,Han Shi highway from the north bank of Yangtze River and south of the road to peace, WU three road overpass Green composed of four road,a total length of 8,043 meters.Lead north railway Huangpi District deterrence mouth, the Tianxingzhou Bridge, Jiangxia District, Wuhan WULONGQUAN points to a total length of 60.3 km.
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Old November 25th, 2006, 03:14 AM   #87
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Old November 28th, 2006, 05:59 AM   #88
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广东湛江海湾大桥 3981m

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Old November 28th, 2006, 06:03 AM   #89
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a bridge in Goungdong 崖门大桥

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Old November 28th, 2006, 08:35 AM   #90
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Wow, wow... I didn't know that...
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Old November 28th, 2006, 06:54 PM   #91
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Kaifeng Yellow River expressway bridge opens today 11/28/2006

Kaifeng Yellow River expressway bridge is part of Daguang expressway (being built, 3550km).

Started: September 2004
Open: November 28 2006
Cost: 250 million USD
Length: 7.8km
Width: 37.4m



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Old November 28th, 2006, 07:32 PM   #92
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Old November 28th, 2006, 07:38 PM   #93
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Old November 29th, 2006, 03:23 PM   #95
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Old November 29th, 2006, 10:53 PM   #96
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any construcion update pictures of the hangzhou bay bridge?

Today I saw a show on german tv reporting about it.
It was quite interesting to watch.....
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Old November 29th, 2006, 11:27 PM   #97
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Old November 30th, 2006, 12:49 PM   #98
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Latest pics on hangzhou bay bridge construction (Date:Nov 22 2006)

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any construcion update pictures of the hangzhou bay bridge?

Today I saw a show on german tv reporting about it.
It was quite interesting to watch.....
Briefs: hangzhou bay bridge
Length: 36km (32km above the sea, longest in the world)
Width: 33m (two-way 6 lanes)
Speed limit: 100km/h
Cost: 1.5 billion USD
Project started: 2003
Finish date: June 2008


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Old November 30th, 2006, 04:48 PM   #99
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I always found amazing undemocratic countries, they built stuffs without asking to the population if it's nice or not, if it costs a lot or not, or if a bunch of houses are historical or not, really amazing... enjoying life in China, until a better future with India.
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Old November 30th, 2006, 04:55 PM   #100
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I always found amazing undemocratic countries, they built stuffs without asking to the population if it's nice or not, if it costs a lot or not, or if a bunch of houses are historical or not, really amazing... enjoying life in China, until a better future with India.
How do you know they didn't ask the public? dumbhead, you know nothing. And why always bring india to a China thread. We are totally totally different nations. Don't ever never do that. Neither Chinese nor Indians like this.
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