Suzhou built the world's largest wooden arch bridge span, a share of 400 cubic meters of timber, all with 7 cm wide and 3 cm thick, about 2 meters wooden strips glued together splice length, load capacity of 195 tons, the bridge can simultaneously station 3000 adults.
From wooden arch bridge in the southeast corner of the houseboat looked newly built wooden bridge wooden exudes a unique charm.
This has been completed and accepted XuJiang truss arch bridge wooden structure, within an area of ??cultural industries kou "XuJiang One," a large-scale landscape bridge, except for walk-through, are not allowed to pass cars. Such a large landscape wooden bridge, wooden structure in Suzhou will become the bridge project, a milestone in the history of the bridge of Suzhou.
It is working overtime to shore wooden rushing facilities on site workers master introduced, in addition to this pile of wood outside the concrete arch bridge, the bridge is all pure wood structure, external use of antique copper pieces decorated bell-shaped bridge-section bridgehead position about 12 meters wide, the narrowest dome of 6 meters.
History of the largest span wooden arch bridge was finally completed after two years of test traffic. Su Min City news soon caused great concern, many people deliberately catch at the end of a small holiday attracted to, in order to preview. The landscape wooden bridge north-south direction, called "Happy XuJiang" Xu Jiang across Suzhou ancient canal, a total length of 120 meters, the main span is 75.7 meters.
Wood create such a large span of the bridge, there is no precedent, but even more amazing is that building the wooden bridge used a total of 400 cubic meters of timber, all of 7 cm wide and 3 cm thick, about 2 m length the wooden strips glued spliced ??together. Which lasted more than a year of design and repeatedly demonstrated more than two years of construction of the building, at present, this wooden arch bridge has been completed. Due to the constraints of the material itself, wood construction is common light wooden structure, such as the common cabins, boardwalk and other large stadiums, bridges and other large heavy wooden architecture is rare. Foreign countries also have large wooden arch bridge structure, but the single-span can reach 75.7 meters, and yet, so Xu Jiang Suzhou truss arch bridge wooden structure is now the world's largest wooden arch bridge span.