Shantou Strive to Start the Construction of Niutianyang Expressway by the End of this Year
Niutianyang Expressway is not only an important communications project for constructing the city pattern of greater Shantou Bay, but also an important component of the expressway network in the integrated transportation system of Shantou City. On the afternoon of February 9, Shantou City held a meeting to hear the report on the engineering design scheme of Niutianyang Expressway. Chen Liangxian, Secretary of the CPC Shantou Municipal Committee, stressed that Shantou City should proceed from the overall situation, make scientific decision, with the sense of urgency that time waits for no man, go all out to promote the preparatory work for Niutianyang Expressway, strive to start the construction of Niutianyang Expressway by the end of this year, open a new channel in western area for connecting the south and north cities in "one bay and two banks", support and serve for constructing the city pattern of greater Shantou Bay, and enhance the position of Shantou as a central city in east Guangdong.
Niutianyang Expressway starts from Shantou - Kunming Expressway in the north, passes through the Niutianyang area, goes across the Rongjiang River, and connects with National Highway G324 and Shantou-Zhanjiang Expressway. Its total length is about 16 kilometers. The whole expressway adopts the three-dimensional design. Its main line is the viaduct with two-way six lanes. Currently, Shantou is hurrying with the report on the feasible research work of engineering and the organization of review, and strives to start the construction of the Project by the end of this year.
Source:Shantou Daily, Feb 10, 2017