Longchang Aqueduct Bridge

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Longchang Aqueduct Bridge
龙场渡槽
Longchangxiang, Guizhou, China
410 feet high / 125 meters high
656 foot span / 200 meter span
2016

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The highest aqueduct span ever built, the Longchang arch bridge carries a 4 meter wide water trough over 125 meters above a deep tributary of the Sanchahe River canyon in mountainous Guizhou Province. The arch ring is 12 meters wide at the foundations and 5.5 meters wide at the crown.

The previous record holders for highest aqueduct bridge were the Roquefavour and Ponte delle Torri aqueduct bridges in France and Italy at 80 meters in height.


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The route also has another large beam bridge aqueduct that may be the second highest aqueduct in the world.


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Longchang Aqueduct Bridge satellite image.


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Longchang Aqueduct Bridge location map.


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