The reporter learned that recently, the bidding for the construction of the main project of Wuwei (Taqiao) to Chaohu (Muji) section of Tongling-Shangcheng Expressway was started. After the completion of the project, another high-speed channel linking Hefei and Wuhu will be opened.
The project starts from the hub Taqiao near Hedian Town, Wuwei City, passes through Kaicheng Town, Yanqiao Town and Ba town of Chaohu City and terminates at Wannian village of Huailin Town, Chaohu City, connecting Tongling Yangtze River Highway and Shijian-Taqiao section of Wuwei-Tongcheng Expressway from southeast to northwest. Muji hub will be set to connect with G4224 Expressway that is under construction.
The total length of the route is about 27.456 kilometers, including a large bridge, three bridges, two small and medium bridges; four interconnected crossing bridges, namely Taqiao, Kaicheng, Bazhen and Muji. Besides, seven main line separated interchanges, two ramp toll stations, a maintenance area and other supporting facilities will be equipped.
The designed speed of the project of Wuwei (Taqiao) to Chaohu (Muji) section is 120 kilometers per hour, with asphalt concrete pavement structure. The total estimate of the project is about 4.975 billion yuan. The project is planned to be completed and opened to traffic in 2025.
Translated by Yuan Mengwen from Foreign Affairs Office of Wuhu Municipal People’s Government