East China (Jiangsu) Power Transmission Project

  • Year: 2004
  • Location: Jiangsu, China
  • Client: Balfour Beatty Power Networks
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Requirement

Cleveland Bridge worked alongside Balfour Beatty Power Networks in the supply of 7,000te of steelwork for two 354m high overhead line transmission towers, across the Yangtze River for the East China Power Group Corporation.

These towers dominate the local skyline and are the tallest steel overhead line transmission towers in the world, consisting in excess of 135,000 components and 400,000 bolts. Each tower possesses its own integral automated access lift and at 2.3km apart, their cables form a catenary, falling from 345m to 56m above the river.

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