No.1 Zhongnan Mountain Highway Tunnel
Qinling Mountain Zhongnan Mountain Highway Tunnel is the main project from Baotou to Maoming in the national expressway network.
It is also an important part of the crisscross highway network of “three vertical, four horizontal and five radial” from Xi’an to the Ankang highway.
The Single tunnel is 18.02 kilometers long, and the double tunnels have a total length of 36.04 kilometers.
The construction scale is the largest in the world, and it is at top of China highway tunnels that need 15 minutes to pass through.
No. 2 Hangzhou Bay Bridge
Hangzhou Bay Bridge is the world’s longest cross-sea bridge, 36 km in total.
Hangzhou Bay Bridge started construction on November 14, 2003, passed through on June 26, 2007, and was put into use on May 1, 2008.
No.3 The 24 Zigzags
The 24 Zigzags is a name. It is a passage of 24 curved roads.
Guizhou Qinglong 24 Zigzags is a road of the war of resistance against Japan, and is the logo of the image of “Stilwell road”.
From the bottom to the top of the mountain, the linear distance of about 350 meters, the vertical height is 260 meters.
At about 60 degrees slope angle is built along with “S” shape, winding to strategic pass about 4 km in total.
No.4 The Suhua Highway
The Suhua Highway is a provincial highway on the east coast of Taiwan Line 9, north starting point is Su’ao town, and ending in Hualian county, Hualian city of the south.
The oceanside road is 118 km, built roughly in accordance with the coastline and then winding into the flat estuary delta hinterland.
Going along the way can see the Pacific Ocean scenery and steep mountains, and it is a world famous landscape road.
No.5 Hunan-Sichuan Highway (Aizhai Winding Mountain Road)
The Hunan-Sichuan Highway (now names Aizhai Winding Mountain Road) is a road wonder of the National Road 319 artery.
From bottom to top, you will pass through 13 hairpin bends on the way.
The mountain is very steep, and near the top there is a highway overpass-rare in the country.
The top of the mountain has memorial monuments and a “trailbreaker” statue.
No.6 Aizhai Suspension Bridge
Aizhai Great Suspension Bridge, located in the town of Aizhai in Hunan province.
Aizhai Suspension Bridge is about 20 km from Jishou city. It is crossing the surrounding valley near the Aizhai town, and Dehang river flows under the bridge.
The difference between bridge deck designed elevation and ground elevation is 330 meters, total length of 1073.65 m, with the suspension bridge main span at 1176 m.
The bridge that crosses the Aizhai Grand Canyon is the third highest mainspan in the world, and the first in Asia.
The bridge is colored red, with 1,888 lights to increase visibility at night.
No.7 Tibet’s Winding Highway
This highway locates in Changdu, Tibet, on Yela Mountain.
No.8 Tianmen Mountain Winding Mountain Road
Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain Winding Road with a name of “sky way” is 10.77 km sharply from 200 meters to 1300 meters above sea level.
The road on both sides are cliffs, a towering deep valley, and there is a total of 99 bends in 180 degrees trading off and taking turns.
It is just like a jade belt around, curved and be closely linked, layer upon layer.
It is known as the “the first highway wonder in the world”. However, this road is not open to public traffic (only for some special competitions, such as cycle races).
Tourists can take the Tianmen Mountain Cableway from Zhangjiajie Railway Station to enjoy the beautiful scenery and get a bird’s eye view of the road for 258 Yuan.
No.9 The Tarim Desert Highway
The Desert Highway runs through north and south Taklimakan Desert, or the so-called “sea of death.”
For tourists eager to through the Tarim desert, the Tarim desert highway undoubtedly provides the best conditions.
Driving across the desert will takes 5 hours or so, and tourists can see the strange desert landscape and thousands years old populus tree.
No.10 Wall Built-up Highway
Wall Built-up Highway is dug out on cliffs.
There are a total of six wall built-up highways in our country, mainly distributed in the Taihang Mountain and southeast China’s Shanxi Province.
It is considered one of the ten most precipitous roads in the world.