Yingxiu - Wenchuan Highway Completed

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    Wenchuan witnessed the big quake and recovered pretty quick
    This highway will cut the time travelling from wenchuan to Chengdu from 3 hours to 1.5 hours.
    the highway is a standard four lane, width of the road 24.5m
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    Due to the impossible terrain, the total distance of the highway is 48.2KM but it has 39 bridges with a total length of 11.3 KM, and 9 tunnels with a total length of 25.5KM, the bridge and tennel covers 36.8KM of the 48.2 KM, counts around 76.3% of the highway.
    the red mesh you see in the picture is to protect passing vehicles from falling stones of the near by cliff.
     
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