Guozigoui Bridge


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Guozigoui Bridge
Lucaogouzhen, Xinjiang, China
591 feet high / 180 meters high
1,181 foot span / 360 meter span

One of the highest cable stayed bridges in the world, the Guozigou may also be the most remote large sized cable stayed span in the world. Located in China’s largest and most northwesterly province of Xinjiang, the 4-lane structure consists of two extremely tall H-frame ladder towers 707 feet (215.5 mtrs) and 687 feet (209.5 mtrs). The crossing is the largest structure on the remote G30 Lianhuo Expressway.

Also impressive is the Guozigou Approach Bridge that is located just north of the Guozigou Bridge and begins the giant spiral descent into the river valley.

Guozigoui Bridge Elevation



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Guozigoui Bridge tower elevation. The taller tower is 215.5 meters.

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Cross section of the Guozigou truss.

The bridge crew poses for a photo.

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Guozigoui Bridge model. Image by

This huge viaduct has 120 meter tall piers and is the 2nd highest bridge on the G30 expressway.

Guozigoui Bridge location near the western border of China.

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