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The Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge is the second bridge, after the Wuhu Yangtze River Bridge, to be built across the Yangtze River in Nanjing, China. It was completed in 1968 and is the first double-decker, double-track highway and railway bridge designed and constructed by the Chinese without outside engineering assistance.

After the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union's relations decayed, China was left unable to build a bridge on such a scale by themselves, without outside support. The project was undertaken to prove Chinese engineers were able to overcome this perceived lack of ability.

It's a gigantic masterpiece and includes a bus stop at the top of it, next to a museum. (Wikipedia source)

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