Beijing–Hong Kong–Macau Expressway (G4),commonly referred to as the Jinggang'ao Expressway runs between Beijing and Hongkong,Macao.
The Beijing–Hong Kong–Macau Expressway terminates at the Huanggang Port Control Point in Shenzhen, opposite the Lok Ma Chau border control point in Hong Kong. The connection to Zhuhai at the Macauborder is made using the spur line G4W Guangzhou–Macau Expressway, which branches off from the main line in Guangzhou. When the expressway was completed in October 2004, it was China's first completed north-south expressway route.
Route of Beijing-Hongkong-Macao Highway
The highway runs from Beijing to Hongkong.It is a 2,272.65-kilometre-long expressway that connects the Chinese cities of Beijing and Shenzhen, in Guangdong province, at the border with Hong Kong.The major cities connected by this expressway are following: Beijing,Baoding,Shijiazhaung,Handan in Hebei Province,Zhengzhou,Luoyang in Henan Provicne,Wuhan,Xianning in Hubei Province,Yueyang,Changsha,Hengyang in Hunan Province,Shaoguan,Guangzhou,Shenzheng in Guangdong Province.
The expressway begins from Liuliqiao on the southwestern section of 3rd Ring Road. It passes through the 4th Ring Road at Yuegezhuang, and then approaches a heavily industrialised area, the Xidaokou area near Shougang. On the way out of Beijing the expressway passes through the famousLuguoqiao area, home of the Marco Polo Bridge and Wanping, marking where the Second Sino-Japanese War began in 1937. The expressway also links Beijing to the Zhoukoudian Peking Man cave, as well asYunju Temple.
The Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge is an ongoing construction project which consists of a series of bridges and tunnels crossing the Lingdingyang channel that will connect Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai, three major cities on the Pearl River Delta in China, the final tunnel joint having been installed on the 2nd of May, 2017. The 50 kilometres (31 miles) link is expected to cost US$10.6 billion (HK$83 billion). With its length, it would become one of the landmarks within the area. The longest bridge section will be 29.6 kilometres (18.4 mi) long and will include three cable-stayed spans between 280 and 460 metres (920 and 1,510 ft).
Construction formally began on 15 December 2009. The last bridge tower was erected on 2 June 2016.The last straighted-element of the 4860 meter long immersed tunnel was installed on 12 July 2016.Originally set to be opened to traffic on 15 October 2016 the project is at least a year late and now is due to open in December 2017.