Shihu Bridge in Suzhou
Shihu Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge without backstays carried by a single inclined H-shaped pylon. The span arrangement is 100+35m with 37m deck width. The main girder is lifted and erected in full cantilever method; the box pylon is filled with concrete in stages with the construction of main girder so as to balance the weight of main girder, which is a prominent characteristic of the bridge construction.
The bridge was commenced in November 2002 and completed in November 2003.
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