Timeline of cross-Huangpu River bridges and tun­nels

China Daily (Canada) - - SHANGHAI -

Shang­hai and Zhe­jiang prov­ince’s Ji­ax­ing and Huzhou, while its lower deck is used as lo­cal roads link­ing Min­hang dis­trict and Pudong.

The se­cond Minpu Bridge, a river-cross­ing high­way com­pleted shortly af­ter the Shang­hai World Expo in 2010, is built, con­nect­ing Min­hang dis­trict and Fengx­ian dis­trict.

Con­struc­tion of Chenta Road Bridge across the River in Songjiang dis­trict is com­pleted.

Kun­yang Road Cross-River Bridge, an­other bridge across the Huangpu River link­ing Min­hang and Fengx­ian to the city’s down­town area, is sched­uled for com­ple­tion.

Dapu Road Tun­nel, the

first tun­nel un­derneath the Huangpu River for ve­hi­cles in Shang­hai, is built. The tun­nel con­sists of two tubes, the first of which was con­structed in 1971 for northbound traf­fic only and the se­cond in 2010 for south­bound traf­fic.

Yan’an East Road Tun­nel, which con­nects the heart of Pudong around the Lu­ji­azui fi­nan­cial hub with the cen­tral Puxi area near the bund, is built.

The Shang­hai Bund Tun­nel, China’s first cross-river tun­nel for pedes­tri­ans, is com­pleted. The tun­nel also serves as a tourist at­trac­tion and a con­duit for slow-mov­ing un­der­ground ve­hi­cles trav­el­ing be­tween the Bund and Lu­ji­azui.

Con­struc­tion of the Shang­hai Outer Ring Tun­nel is com­pleted. It is the first cross-river tun­nel in Shang­hai con­structed us­ing the im­mersed tun­nel­ing method.

Dalian Road Tun­nel, which con­nects Pudong New Area with Yangpu and Hongkou dis­tricts, is un­veiled.

Fux­ing East Road Tun­nel, the world’s first dou­ble-deck tun­nel with six lanes used for high­way trans­porta­tion in the city, be­comes op­er­a­tional.

Xiangyin Road Tun­nel is built.

Shangzhong Road Tun­nel is com­pleted.

Two con­nected tun­nels, Ren­min Road Tun­nel and Xin­jian Road Tun­nel, are opened to traf­fic.

Longyao Road Tun­nel, the 10th link across the Huangpu River in Shang­hai, is com­pleted.

Xizang South Road Tun­nel, which is used as the spe­cial crossriver tun­nel for ve­hi­cles dur­ing 2010 Shang­hai World Expo, is open to the pub­lic.

Jun­gong Road Tun­nel is built.

Hong­mei South Road Tun­nel, the first tun­nel across the river pass­ing through both south­ern Shang­hai’s Min­hang and Fengx­ian dis­tricts, be­comes op­er­a­tional.

Changjiang Road Tun­nel, Huangpu River’s widest tun­nel that has served as an al­ter­na­tive river cross­ing route for res­i­dents in north­ern Shang­hai, is built.

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