Tunnel brings convenience for traveling between Tianhe, Haizhu

en.thnet.gov.cn Updated: January 20, 2023

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.