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Xiamen-Zhangzhou city links cut travel time by half, open soon

  Travel time between Xiamen Island and Zhangzhou City is expected to be shortened to 30 minutes upon completion of the Xiamen-Zhangzhou Intercity Main Road. The new road is scheduled to be put into use prior to the 2018 Chinese New Year. The new roadway stretches from the Taiwanese Investment Zone in Zhangzhou to three connection points in Xiamen, namely Haixiang Avenue/海翔大道, Jiaosong Road/角嵩路, and Gangzhong Road/港中路, with a total length of 39.6 kilometers. Its main section will have eight lanes in two directions and a planned speed limit of

Xiamen-Zhangzhou city links cut travel time by half, open soon

  Travel time between Xiamen Island and Zhangzhou City is expected to be shortened to 30 minutes upon completion of the Xiamen-Zhangzhou Intercity Main Road. The new road is scheduled to be put into use prior to the 2018 Chinese New Year. The new roadway stretches from the Taiwanese Investment Zone in Zhangzhou to three connection points in Xiamen, namely Haixiang Avenue/海翔大道, Jiaosong Road/角嵩路, and Gangzhong Road/港中路, with a total length of 39.6 kilometers. Its main section will have eight lanes in two directions and a planned speed limit of

Construction of Xiamen-Zhangzhou intercity rail line R3 to start this year

The Xiamen-Zhangzhou intercity rail line (R3) has been listed as a provincial key project, and the 71km journey from Xiamen to Zhangzhou is expected to be shortened to 50 minutes      An inspection team has finished a tour to Shanghai and Jiangsu to learn from successful experience for the construction of an intercity rail line between Xiamen and Zhangzhou, which is expected to start construction within this year.    The Xiamen-Zhangzhou intercity rail line (R3) has been listed as a provincial key project, and the 71km journey from Xiamen to

Xiamen-Zhangzhou undersea tunnel expected to cut travel time to 5 minutes

The construction on the Xiamen-Zhangzhou undersea tunnel is expected to start within this year. It will be the third undersea tunnel in Xiamen.    With planned investment of 2.9 billion yuan, the construction of the 6km two-way tunnel is expected to take about 5 years to complete. The travel time from the Zhangzhou Development Zone to Xiamen downtown will take only 5 minutes’ drive time upon completion.    It will be the second maritime tunnel between Xiamen and Zhangzhou following the Xiamen-Zhangzhou Cross-sea Bridge, which is currently the

Preliminary design of Xiamen-Zhangzhou Undersea Tunnel completed

 Xiamen-Zhangzhou Undersea Tunnel   According to the National Development and Reform Committee (NDRC), the preliminary design of the Xiamen-Zhangzhou Undersea Tunnel has been completed, and construction is expected to start this year. With 4.5 kilometers underwater, the 2-way 6-lane tunnel will link the Hulishan Fortress on Huandao Road in Xiamen on one side and Zhangzhou Development Zone on the other side. The total investment in the project amounts to 16.2 billion yuan (about US$2.6 billion), and it will shorten the travel time from Zhangzhou to Xiamen

Xiamen-Zhangzhou Undersea Tunnel to start construction in 2013

According to the China Merchants Zhangzhou Development Zone, the Xiamen-Zhangzhou Undersea Tunnel is expected to start construction by the end of 2013, reports Fujian Daily.   With 4.5 kilometers in length underwater, the Xiamen-Zhangzhou Undersea Tunnel will be a two-way and 6-lane tunnel, which takes about four minutes to drive through.   According to the preliminary scheme, the tunnel will link Hulishan Fortress at Huandao Road in Xiamen and the Zhangzhou Development Zone. Upon its completion, the travel time between Xiamen and Zhangzhou will be shortened to

Xiamen-Zhangzhou Riverside Avenue to be built as 3rd inter-city gateway

A riverside avenue will be built to connect Xiamen and Zhangzhou with the hope of promoting further economic interaction within the two cities, according to the Zhangzhou government, reports fjsen.com.    Apart from the 2 inter-city transport projects, Xiamen-Zhangzhou Undersea Tunnel and Xiamen-Zhangzhou Inter-city Rail Transit, the Xiamen-Zhangzhou Riverside Avenue will be the third transport project to connect the two cities. It will be built along Jiulong River, the second largest river in Fujian province.   The riverside avenue is to start from

Xiamen to promote 2 inter-city transport projects with Zhangzhou

To promote economic interaction and share resources with Zhangzhou, the southeast city of Fujian, the Xiamen government has drawn two other transport projects to improve the traffic condition within the two cities, reports Xiamen Economic Daily.    A project, Xiamen-Zhangzhou Undersea Tunnel, was proposed in October 2010 and has been listed in the Xiamen-Zhangzhou cooperation agreement. It will link Hulishan Fortress at Huandao Road in Xiamen and the Zhangzhou Development Zone. Upon its completion, the travel time between Xiamen and

Xiamen-Zhangzhou Undersea Tunnel to start construction soon

 Xiamen-Zhangzhou Undersea Tunnel   The third undersea tunnel in Xiamen, which is to link Xiamen and Zhangzhou, will be under construction soon. It is estimated that the travel time between two cities will be less than 10 minutes upon its completion, fj.qq.com reports.   Total investment for this project is estimated to reach 2.9 billion yuan. According to the preliminary scheme, the Xiamen-Zhangzhou Undersea Tunnel will be linking the Hulishan Fort at Huandao Road in Xiamen and the Zhangzhou Development Zone.   By the time

Xiamen-Zhangzhou Undersea Tunnel project approved

Map of the Xiamen-Zhangzhou Undersea Tunnel   Following the Xiamen-Zhangzhou cross-sea bridge, which is currently under construction and the Xiang’an Undersea Tunnel which was open to traffic last month, the project of a second undersea tunnel which is to link Xiamen and Zhangzhou has been approved by the Fujian provincial government recently, haixiachina.com reports.   The project, involving an estimated investment of 2.9 billion yuan, is likely to be built to link the Hulishan Cannon Fort at Huandao Road in Xiamen and the Zhangzhou Development
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