Live: See the expressway that runs through the Yangtze River

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    The Shanghai-Chongqing Expressway, commonly referred to as the Hu Yu Expressway, is an east-west bound expressway that connects the cities of Shanghai, in southeast China’s Yangtze River Delta, and Chongqing in western China. It stretches 1,768 km in length, runs through six provinces/municipalities. CGTN invites you to the Yellow CraneTower in Wuhan, Hubei Province, the halfway point of the expressway, to meet people and enjoy delicacies along the way. #Chinabyroad

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