Hang-Shao-Tai Expressway to Operate in Sept.

Post Time: 2020-04-22


Photographed by Hu Xiaofei  

     “We’ve been working overtime every day to catch up, trying to get it completed and operational in September of this year,” said Lü Baozhong on the morning of April 17 at the construction site of the Pan’an section of the Hangzhou-Shaoxing-Taizhou Expressway (Hang-Shao-Tai Expressway). Lü is the chief engineer of the 9th section of the expressway, and he predicts that the project will be completed three months ahead of schedule.

The total length of the Pan’an section of the Hang-Shao-Tai Expressway is 7 kilometers, with 1.6 kilometers of the main line and 5.4 kilometers of the connecting line to Mount Jianshan. It features three large bridges and two regular bridges, and has a total investment of 925 million RMB. The main line is designed to meet the standards of four-lane expressways with a speed of 100 kilometers per hour. To date, the main line is 95% complete, and the connecting line is 90% complete. (By Zhang Haibin, translated by Li Ziyi, edited by Kendra Fiddler)

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