Yangzi (Chang) River Bridge at Nanjing (Nánjīng Cháng Jiāng Dàqiáo 南京长江大桥)

Ronald G. KNAPP

The two-level bridge spanning the Yangzi River at Nanjing, an engineering marvel built and designed entirely by the Chinese, symbolizes the country’s independent spirit and its pride in accomplishment. PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN.

The Yangzi (Chang) River Bridge at Nanjing is comprised of a 6.7-kilometer train deck topped by a 4.5-kilometer car deck. The bridge, completed in 1968, was a massive feat of engineering and the first to be….

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