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Transport infrastructure recently completed in China

Updated: Jan 9,2018 4:35 PM     Xinhua

A new highway linking Zunyi and Guiyang of Southwest China’s Guizhou province opened to traffic on Jan 2, 2018, which will relieve the transportation pressure of the old Guiyang-Zunyi highway. The following are several major infrastructure projects completed recently.

Vehicles run on the Xianghuoyan Bridge of the new highway linking Zunyi and Guiyang of Southwest China’s Guizhou province, Jan 2, 2018.[Photo/Xinhua]

Photo taken on Dec 28, 2017 shows the Bandaojing Overpass in Jinan city, East China’s Shandong province. The overpass with the height of 24 meters is the largest one in Jinan city, covering an area of 31.9 hectares. It went into operation on Dec 28, 2017.[Photo/Xinhua]

A bullet train passes through the Poyang Lake Bridge of Jiujiang-Jingdezhen-Quzhou railway line in Jiujiang, East China’s Jiangxi province, Dec 28, 2017. The railway line linking Jiujiang of Jiangxi and Quzhou of Zhejiang went into operation on Dec 28, 2017.[Photo/Xinhua]

Aerial photo taken on Dec 31, 2017 shows buses and vans running on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, South China’s Guangdong province, to celebrate that the major work of the Bridge is completed. The major work of the world’s longest sea bridge was completed on Dec 31, 2017 as scheduled, after its lighting system was installed and tested. It took six years preparation, and eight years to build the 55-kilometer-long bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao. The bridge will slash travel time between Hong Kong and Zhuhai from three hours to just 30 minutes, further integrating cities in the Pearl River Delta.[Photo/Xinhua]

Photo taken on Dec 25, 2017 shows Lichuan-Wanzhou highway in mist. The 96.09-kilometer-long highway, linking Lichuan city of central China’s Hubei province and Wanzhou district of Southwest China’s Chongqing was opened on Dec 26, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

Photo taken on Dec 10, 2017 shows the Phase IV of Shanghai Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai, East China. Located at the south of Donghai Bridge, phase IV of the Yangshan Port, the world’s biggest automated container terminal, started trial operations on Dec 10, 2017. It covers 2.23 million square meters and has a 2,350-meter shoreline. Once it enters full operation, the fourth phase of the Yangshan Port will initially be able to handle 4 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units). The number will expand to 6.3 million TEUs at a later stage. [Photo/Xinhua]

A bullet train runs through Zhaojialing tunnel during a test run in Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, Nov 22, 2017. High-speed trains linking Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, and Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, began operation on Dec 6, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]