Leibo, Sichuan, China
(656) feet high / (200) meters high
(853) foot span / (260) meter span
Yuewulada Bridge is one of several large CFST concrete filled steel tubular arch crossings on the amazing G4216 Yibin to Panzhihua Expressway in Sichuan Province. The route has Sichuan's largest collection of high level bridges. The lower third of the Yuewulada Bridge is hidden below a portion of the Jinshajiang reservoir that was formed by the giant Xiluodu Dam. The 445 meter long Yuewulada Bridge has a span configuration of 3x30 +260 +2x30 meters.
The route is also unique for having more large span arch bridges than any other highway on earth with a total of seven. These massive concrete and CFST arches include Xi'ninghe, Liutonghe, Shangwujiao, Xisujiaohe, Yuewulada, Siguxi and Daheba Bridges.
The G4216 Expressway parallels much of the Jinshajiang reservoir that was formed by the giant Xiluodu Dam. With a height of 285.5 meters, Xiluodu is among the 5 tallest concrete dams in the world and is located on the border of Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces 50 kilometers downstream from the Jinshajiang Bridge Kahaluo.
Yuewulada Bridge satellite image.
Yuewulada Bridge location map.