High­way bridge to link China, Rus­sia

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - CHINA -

A high­way bridge con­nect­ing China and Rus­sia over the Hei­long River will be­gin con­struc­tion on Satur­day, about 28 years af­ter it was first pro­posed, lo­cal au­thor­i­ties an­nounced on Thurs­day. The 19.9-kilo­me­ter high­way bridge, the first con­nect­ing the two coun­tries, stretches from Heihe, a bor­der town in Heilongjiang, to the Rus­sian city of Blagoveshchensk. The bridge will open to traf­fic in Oc­to­ber 2019, ac­cord-

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