Jiangxi River Bridge
Architect by - Zaha Hadid Architects
bridges on Chengdu's West Line Road, the 295-meter Chengdu West First Bridge crosses the Jiangxi River
Tuojiang River in China’s Sichuan province. With its 185-meter central span and 55-meter secondary spans reaching the riverbanks
West Line Road to become the western section of the Airport New Town ring-road and cycle route.
arches provide the most efficient bridge structure for spans between 120-250 meters, this symmetrical bridge is composed of two primary steel arches that rise from either side of the road deck
As they rise, the arches lean together to touch tangentially at their crown, stabilizing the structure from lateral wind forces.