Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Jingshi Expressway Partly Opened to Traffic

Jingshi ExpresswayNovember 11, 1987, the Beijing section of the Jingshi Expressway officially opened to traffic.

The Jingshi Expressway is an expressway in China which links Beijing to the Shijiazhuang. It is c. 270 km in length. Its road numbering is G030. It forms part of the Jingzhu Expressway.

Opened in full in 1993, the expressway runs in a southwest direction, linking the capital of China with the capital of Hebei province.

The Jingshi Expressway gets its name by the combination of two one-character Chinese abbreviations of both Beijing and Shijiazhuang (Beijing -- Jing, Shijiazhuang -- Shi).

Originally Posted: China Business Daily
Author: Angulo Fu