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Xupu Cable-Stayed Bridge, Shanghai, China

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The Xupu Bridge is the third cable-stayed bridge to be constructed in the greater Shanghai area in recent years. When completed, it will form an important part of Shanghai Outer Ring Road. The two previous cable-stayed crossings in the Shanghai region, the Nanpu and Yangpu bridges, were steel-concrete composite designs. Given the considerable experience accumulated in this type of structure, it was decided to use the same method for the Xupu Bridge. The main span is 590 m long. The main pylons are A-shaped, rising to a height of 217 m. The deck is 36 m wide for eight lanes of traffic, with a 0.75 m maintenance on each side.

Keywords: Bridge design; Cable-stayed bridges; Deck beams; Piers; Steel-concrete composite girders; Xupu Bridge (Shanghai, China)

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2749/101686696780495644

Publication date: August 1, 1996

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