River Bridge near Lhasa
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River Bridge near Lhasa

Update: Sep. 20th, 2012

River Bridge near Lhasa

River Bridge near Lhasa

River Bridge near Lhasa is located in the valley of Lhasa River. It is single way railway bridge to Lhasa on Qinghai-Tibet Railway. The River Bridge near Lhasa is 2 kilometers to the finishing point of Qinghai-Tibet Railway - Lhasa Railway Station, and 5 kilometers to the downtown of Lhasa. It is the first longest and highest plateau railway above the sea level and with most complicated geology in the world.

River Bridge near Lhasa – Introduction

The River Bridge near Lhasa is the only non-standard design giant bridge on the Qinghai-Tibet Railway. The project of this giant bridge began in May, 2003 and completed in August 2008. In the process of construction, the steel structure used flexible fluorocarbon paint protection system, the concrete structure used plateau durable concrete and the whole project used silicone surface protection system to adapt to the special natural environment on plateau. Especially, the River Bridge near Lhasa used continuous steel pipe concrete arch combination system on plateau district. All of these designs were first used in China. The River Bridge near Lhasa is in innovative construction, and combines national features and modern style together. The three arches on the bridge are like three white Hadas are greeting travelers from far. The River Bridge near Lhasa has a view of Potala Palace.

River Bridge near Lhasa - Achievement and Honor

The River Bridge near Lhasa is the symbolic project of Qinghai-Tibet Railway. After put into operation, it became an important human landscape of Lhasa. Many local students and travelers in Tibet would like to enjoy this beautiful bridge.

The River Bridge near Lhasa ever won the Zhan Tianyou Civil Engineering Award.

In January 2008, the River Bridge near Lhasa ever won the highest award of China Construction Engineering with the Lhasa station house - Lu Ban Prize (National High Quality Project) and were recorded in the annal of China building industry.

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