Shanghai – Nantong Bridge Sets Record For China’s Largest Concrete Pour

 

Via chinadaily.com.cn

WUHAN – The concrete pour has been completed during the construction of the pier base of a cable-stayed road-rail bridge in east China, marking the largest continuous concrete pour in China’s bridge construction history.

A total of 42,900 cubic meters of concrete was poured to build a pier base of the size of 12 basketball courts, with 7,420 tonnes of steel bars used for the bridge connecting Shanghai and Nantong, Jiangsu Province, said Liu Ziming, chairperson of the China Railway Major Bridge Engineering Group Corporation.

The pour project for the nine-meter-high pier base was divided into two stages, with 3.3 meters poured in the first stage and another 5.7 meters poured in the second stage.

 

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