Tunnel brings convenience for traveling between Tianhe, Haizhu
Chebei South Tunnel, which connects Guangzhou's Tianhe district to Haizhu district across the Pearl River, opened to traffic on Jan 18 after five years of construction.
A car enters Chebei South Tunnel in Guangzhou after it opened to traffic. [Photo by Li Yongle/Yangcheng Evening News]
The project starts on Haizhu's Xingang East Road in the south and ends at the intersection of Tianhe's Huangpu Avenue. It spans a total length of over 2 kilometers, of which the tunnel accounts for 1.55 km.
The tunnel has three lanes running in each direction and a speed limit of 60 km per hour. It has cut the driving time to an average of five minutes from the previous 30 minutes.