Xunyi, Shaanxi, China
(476) feet high / (145) meters high
443 foot span / 135 meter span
One of the last expressways to be built outward from the colossal city of Xian, the 94 kilometer Xianyang-Chunhua-Xunyi Expressway is a typical Shaanxi Province artery that crosses large plateaus punctuated by several deep canyons. Xiaohuagou Bridge is one of 4 beam bridge giants on the northern end that have skyscraper-sized piers including the 183 meter monsters of the Sanshuihe Bridge - the world's largest beam bridge viaduct.
Located at kilometer 68, Xiaohuagou has a span configuration of 3×30 +75+3×135+75 +2×30 meters. The tallest pier is 125 meters. The total length of the bridge is 713 meters.
Xiaohuagou Bridge satellite image.
Xiaohuagou Bridge location map.
Xianyang-Chunhua-Xunyi Expressway north of Xian.