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  • Construction continues on Wednesday on the 2.6-kilometer (1.61-mile) Panggong Bridge in Xiangyang, Central China’s Hubei province. Photo: IC Photo_Gallery: Towering Over the Hanjiang River
     
     
    Construction continues on Wednesday on the 2.6-kilometer (1.61-mile) Panggong Bridge in Xiangyang, Central China’s Hubei province. Photo: IC Photo
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Gallery: Towering Over the Hanjiang River

Workers are about to finish construction on the catwalk of the Panggong Bridge in Xiangyang, Central China’s Hubei province, one of four three-tower suspension bridges in the world. The bridge, which spans the Hanjiang River, is slated to be finished by the end of this year at an estimated cost of more than 1 billion yuan ($163 million)

05.23.2019
Construction continues on Wednesday on the 2.6-kilometer (1.61-mile) Panggong Bridge in Xiangyang, Central China’s Hubei province. Photo: IC Photo
A construction crane towers above the Panggong Bridge. Photo: IC Photo
One of the bridge’s three towers. Photo: IC Photo
Two parallel catwalks span the bridge. Photo: IC Photo
The bridge’s towers and catwalks can be seen from across the river. Photo: IC Photo
Workers stand on the catwalk. Photo: IC Photo

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