The feasibility study report of Guiyang's Wudang (Yangchan) to Changshun expressway was approved on Sept 3.
The expressway is a key project of the five-year implementation plan for expressway construction in Guizhou province. It connects Guiyang and Zunyi as well as Guiyang and Weng'an. It also connects the Guiyang (Huaxi) to Anshun expressway and allows Gui'an access to Duyun by the Anshun expressway. The expressway is 127 kilometers long, and consists of an 83 kilometer section in Guiyang, a 26 kilometer section in Anshun and a 5 kilometer section in Qiannan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture.
There will be 15 interchanges along the expressway, and eight interchange links totaling 33.1 kilometers will be built as well.
The two-way, six-lane expressway measures 33.5 meters in width and has a designed speed of 100 kilometers per hour.
Expressway in Guiyang province [Photo provided to english.guiyang.gov.cn]
The estimated investment of the project is 20.1 billion yuan (excluding the investment of 2.15 billion yuan in the section of Guiyang to Anshun of the Shanghai-Kunming National Expressway), of which 14.6 billion yuan is estimated to be invested in Guiyang, 900 million yuan in Qiannan and 4.51 billion yuan in Anshun.