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Xiamen's 23km elevated walkathon to cover 8 mountains

Updated: 15 Mar 2019
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 Project Name: Xiamen Footpaths
Type: Footpaths, elevated footpaths and footbridges
Route: Huweishan Mountain - Xianyue Mountain - Yuan Mountain - Xueling Mountain - Hutou Mountain - Jin Mountain - Huzai Mountain - Guanyin Mountain
Length in total: 23 kms
Width: 3.5 to 4.5 m
Architect: DISSING+WEITLING architecture
Expected launch date: October 2019
 
The network of footpaths will bring the city's residents and visitors into the mountains and connect the vibrant cityscape with the surrounding natural landscape.
 
Features
 
* Seven footbridges
> The Cruise Center-Huwei Mountain section will feature a tower-shaped spiral footbridge.
> The Huwei Mountain-Xianyue Mountain section will feature a suspension footbridge.
> The Tangbian crossroads will feature an arched footbridge.
> The Yuan Mountain-Chenggong Avenue section will feature a footbridge built across a railway line.
> The Xueling Mountain-Hutou Mountain section will feature a footbridge built across Jinshang Road.
> The Jin Mountain-Hubian Reservoir section will feature a special sightseeing platform.
> The Xianyue Mountain Valley will feature a stressed ribbon footbridge 27 meters above the valley bottom.
* Elevators at outlets with high height differences
* Fourteen rest stations along the footpath featuring toilets and vending machines.
 
 
SOURCE: WOX Team
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