Wednesday, December 3, 2008

China - Sing-horng Bridge

 

Stamp Issue : 1978-11-01 

Sing-horng Bridge built in 1973, China's first hyperbolic arch bridge (the main arch ring in the vertical and horizontal direction are two arched steel-reinforced concrete arch bridge), thin, lightweight structure . The main cross-roads single-hole arch bridge 80 meters, 7 meters broad Bridge, the main arch ring spacing 5.2 m. The bridge 96 m in length, cross the Sunan Canal, in Wuxi, in Jiangsu Province.
The bridge in Dec. 1993 reconstruction, Dec. 31, 1994 completion of the opening to use.


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