Shanghai–Changzhou Expressway

The Shanghai–Changzhou Expressway (Chinese: 上海–常州高速公路), commonly referred to as the Huchang Expressway (Chinese: 沪常高速公路), is a partially completed 170.7-kilometre-long Chinese expressway (106.1 mi) that connects the cities of Shanghai and Changzhou. In Shanghai, it is designated S26, and in Jiangsu, it is designated S58. It connects the cities of Shanghai, Suzhou, Wuxi, and Changzhou and serves as an important expressway between the province of Jiangsu and the direct-controlled municipality of Shanghai.

The Shanghai portion of the expressway will be 25.7 km (16.0 mi) in length, of which 18.4 km (11.4 mi) has already been completed.[1] The Jiangsu portion will be 145 km (90 mi) in length, of which 75 km (47 mi) has been completed.[2] The expressway is currently complete between the cities of Shanghai and Suzhou.

Shanghai–Changzhou Expressway
上海–常州高速公路
Huchang Expressway
沪常高速公路
Shanghai S26 map
Route information
Length 170.7 km (106.1 mi)
Length when fully complete.
Shanghai portion: 25.7 km (16.0 mi) total, 18.4 km (11.4 mi) completed[1]
Jiangsu portion: 145 km (90 mi) total, 75 km (47 mi) completed[2]
Major junctions
East end G15 in Qingpu, Shanghai (current)
Jiamin Elevated Road in Minhang, Shanghai (when complete)
  G1503 in Qingpu, Shanghai
G15W2 / Jiangsu S5 in Suzhou, Jiangsu
G15W in Suzhou, Jiangsu
Jiangsu S9 in Suzhou, Jiangsu (unopened)
West end Jiangsu S9 in Wuxi, Jiangsu (current)
Jiangsu S39 in Changzhou, Jiangsu (when complete)
Highway system
Expressways of Shanghai
Expressways of Jiangsu
Shanghai S20Shanghai S26Shanghai S32
Jiangsu S55Jiangsu S58Jiangsu S59

References

  1. ^ a b Huchang expressway to link with Jiamin Elevated Road and Hongqiao Hub elevated road network. 22 November 2012. (in Chinese)
  2. ^ a b Jiangsu Provincial Highway Plan (2011–2020). Archived 2014-01-03 at the Wayback Machine. 13 December 2012. (in Chinese)

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