The heavily-traveled Bay Bridge, which connects San Francisco to the East Bay, is going to contain a section constructed in and shipped from China. The construction has now been completed and is currently being loaded onto a...
by zhoushuren | Jun 30, 2011
A bridge that links the port city of Qingdao with an offshore island Huangdao opened today in Shandong province. The Jiaozhou bridge, which spans 26.3 miles, cost reportedly $2.3 billion and is the longest bridge in the world....
by Paulina Hartono | Dec 16, 2009
Work on a 50 kilometer (30 mile) bridge connecting Hong Kong with Guangdong Province has just been kicked off. From China Daily: Construction of the 50-km Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, expected to be the world’s longest...
by Michael Zhao | Oct 15, 2007
Translated by CDT from China News Agency: China is well able to build a bridge that spans across the Taiwan Strait, renowned bridge designer Lin Yuanpei (ÊûóÂÖÉÂüπ) said at the 50th anniversary of Wuhan’s first Yangtze River Bridge. Over the past 50 years, China has made tremendous headway in bridge building and in materials used […]
by Kate Zhao | Aug 15, 2007
From Reuters via Yahoo.com: A bridge that collapsed in China killing at least 36 people broke apart like a pat of “beancurd” because there were apparently no steel reinforcement bars, state media said on Wednesday, quoting a rescuer. More than 1,500 people were searching for about 30 missing people following Monday’s disaster on the 320-metre-long […]
by Sophia Cao | Aug 14, 2007
BBC reports that a bridge at Fenghuang County collapsed while 123 workers were removing scaffolding, which caused that “at least 22 people have been killed and up to 46 others are still missing.” Dramatic pictures from the scene showed bulldozers and rescue workers, including about 400 soldiers, searching through a huge pile of rubble. “I […]
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- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
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