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The Yangpu Bridge ( ), in Shanghai, Chinamarker, is among the world's longest bridges, with a total length of 8,354 meters. Its longest span of 602 m makes it the fourth largest cable-stayed bridge in the world. It carries the Inner Ring Road from the Yangpu Districtmarker in Puxi to the Pudongmarker New Area. It was completed in September 1993 and opened in October.

The bridge was designed by the Shanghai Municipal Engineering Design Institute, Shanghai Urban Construction College, and Shanghai Urban Construction Design Institute, with assistance from Holger S. Svensson. It was built by the Shanghai Huangpujiang Bridge Engineering Construction company.

Its two pylons reach 223 m in height. The highest ship clearance is 48 m, a necessity due to the heavy river traffic.

As of 2006, it carries more than 100,000 vehicles per day across its six lanes.

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The bridge was originally unpainted; it was coated with red paint for the millennium. The name Yangpu Bridge (杨浦大桥) inscribed on each pylon was originally hand-written by Deng Xiaoping.


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