Colorful renovations planned for Wuhan bridges

An ambitious project to colorize, beautify and light up Wuhan's bridges

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Colourizing, beautifying and lighting up Wuhan's Changjiang Axis (Photo Credit: Ren Yong)

The Wuhan Urban Construction Investment and Development Group Corporation announced on May 13 that the project to colorize, beautify and light up Changjiang Axis bridges received official approval.

The renovation will start in the second half of the year and be completed inJune of next year. The plan includes eight bridges from the Baishazhou Yangtze River Bridge downstream to the Tianxingzhou Yangtze River Bridge. Seven are on the Yangtze River and one is on the Han River.

Wuhan Yangsi Port Yangtze River Bridge

The bridges will be illuminated in the evening with light shows that will add a rich and colorful nocturnal element to the city landscape, harmoniously blending into the riverfront landscape along the Changjiang Axis.

Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge

The general effect will be compelling with scenes such as  “Moonlight on a Starry River” light show staged on the Wuhan Yangtze River Second Bridge, and light projections on the bottom of the bridge.

Wuhan Yangtze Second Bridge

When visitors cruise the Yangtze River, they will enjoy a vertical light show. It will be a great bridge-appreciation experience.

Baishazhou Yangtze River Bridge
Tianxingzhou Yangtze River Bridge

Artistic impressions by Wuhan Construction Investment and Development Group corporation