Changjiang Axis to be re
Wuhan's river culture is going to be highlighted as a result of the construction of the Changjiang Axis and Changjiang NewTow n.
Construction on the demonstration section of the avenues and scenic areas called "city balconies" along the Changjiang Axis started last December. Focusing on its functions in transportation economy, culture, ecology, and landscape the project will be completed by 2019 in time for the 7th CISM Military World Games.
The construction of the left and right bank avenues along the Yangtze River (Changjiang) is key to the whole project.
The urban section of the Changjiang Axis is divided into four parts: the core area (covering 26.49 square kilometers), the key area (61.23 square kilometers), the major urban area (138.5 square kilometers), and the extension area (517 square kilometers). The core area extends