Chizhou Yangtze River Bridge is the first White Cast-In-Situ Concrete Bridge in China. It was officially opened in May 2019. As the second suspension bridge cross the Yangtze River in Anhui province, it connects Tongling City in the south and Chizhou city in the North.
The bridge is 41 km long, of which the main bridge length is 5.8 km. Two towers of the bridge are 237 m and 246 m in height respectively. The pylons are made of high durable fibre-reinforced White Concrete based on 5000 tons AALBORG WHITE Cement. The bridge tower adopted new technology of skin replanting concrete. Cast-in-place ordinary concrete is used as load-bearing structure, and the exterior layer is wrapped with white cast-in-place concrete with a thickness of 30cm.
The design of bridge has incorporated Mount Jiuhua Buddhism culture. The vase-shaped cable-stayed tower structure mimics Buddha's hands together. Yellow glazed steel balls represents Buddha beads and bridge cables symbolize the light of Buddha. The overall design concept indicates a harmonious unity of aesthetics and humanities.