On Sept 27th, the first stayed cable with a weight of 6 tons and a length of 128.1 meters were being installed under the traction of several winches and tower cranes. 120 pairs of 240 stayed cables will be applied in this bridge in total, all of which were produced by the Hubei OVM Cables Co., Ltd. situating in Guanqiao industrial park in Jiayu Economic Development Zone.
Jiayu Yangtze River Highway Bridge is invested and constructed by Hubei Provincial Communications Investment Group Co., Ltd., a river-crossing control project in the west ring of Xiaogan-Xiantao-Xianning section of the loop line highway in Wuhan metropolitan area. With a total length of 4 660 meters, Jiayu Yangtze River Bridge is estimated to be built and opened to traffic by the end of 2019. Then Xianning will end the history that though it boasts a Yangtze River shoreline of 128 kilometers, it hasn’t a Yangtze River bridge.