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Jingha Expressway (Taken in July of 2004)

The Jingha Expressway (京哈高速公路, Hanyu Pinyin: Jīnghā Gāosù Gōnglù) is an expressway in China which links Beijing to Harbin. At present, it is approximately 10 km in length in the Beijing section. Jingha Expressway. ... Jingha Expressway. ... Pinyin (拼音, Pīnyīn) literally means join (together) sounds (a less literal translation being phoneticize, spell or transcription) in Chinese and usually refers to Hànyǔ Pīnyīn (汉语拼音, literal meaning: Han language pinyin), which is a system of romanization (phonetic notation and transliteration to roman script) for Standard Mandarin used in the... An expressway is a divided highway, usually 4 lanes or wider in size, where direct access to adjacent properties has been eliminated. ... Beijing  listen (Chinese: 北京; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Pei-ching; Postal System Pinyin: Peking) is the capital city of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Harbin on Chinas map Harbin (Simplified Chinese: 哈尔滨; Traditional Chinese: 哈爾濱; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ha-erh-pin; Russian Харби́н Kharbin) is a sub-provincial city in north-east China and the capital of the Heilongjiang Province. ...


The road is bumpy and driving at night is challenging. Exits are few. As of July 2004, minor repairs and a few new road signs are going up. As of the bird flu outbreak, all vehicles have to pass through an inspection point before being allowed into the toll gate, heading into Beijing. Avian influenza (also known as bird flu) is a type of influenza virulent in birds. ...


The Jingha Expressway gets its name by the combination of two one-character Chinese abbreviations of both Beijing and Harbin (Beijing -- Jing, Harbin -- Ha).

Contents

Route

The Jingha Expressway runs within the confines of the municipality of Beijing, stretching for a negligible stretch into Hebei. Beijing  listen (Chinese: 北京; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Pei-ching; Postal System Pinyin: Peking) is the capital city of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Not to be confused with the unrelated province of Hubei Hebei (Chinese: 河北; pinyin: Hébĕi; Wade-Giles: Ho-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hopeh), is a northern province of the Peoples Republic of China. ...


Basic Route: Beijing (Tongzhou Beiguan Roundabout - Hugezhuang - Baimiao) - Yanjiao (Hebei) Beijing  listen (Chinese: 北京; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Pei-ching; Postal System Pinyin: Peking) is the capital city of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Not to be confused with the unrelated province of Hubei Hebei (Chinese: 河北; pinyin: Hébĕi; Wade-Giles: Ho-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hopeh), is a northern province of the Peoples Republic of China. ...


Status: The Beijing portion is complete in its entirety.


Note: The expressway is shown on maps in Beijing to link directly and seamlessly with the Jingtong Expressway. This, though, is not the case in reality. Instead, several kilometres of non-expressway separate the two expressways after the Jingha Expressway ends at the Beiguan Roundabout, as you enter Tongzhou. Jingtong Expressway between the 4th and 5th Ring Roads (taken in March of 2003) Jingtong Expressway near Shuangqiao (August 2004 image) The Jingtong Expressway (Hanyu Pinyin: Jingtong Kuaisu Gonglu) is an expressway with express road characteristics in Beijing, China which links central Beijing to Tongzhou District. ...


History

The expressway was opened in the 1990, after work got underway as early as 1988. This, along with the Jingshi Expressway, make it one of the earliest expressways in Beijing -- and in mainland China as well. 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Jingshi Expressway (京石高速公路; pinyin: Jīngshí Gāosù Gōnglù; or Jingshi Freeway, as it was formerly known) is an expressway in China which links Beijing to the Shijiazhuang. ... In this map of China, the light-coloured areas represent Mainland China, while yellow coloured area refers to Taiwan. ...


It was originally conceived to link Beijing to Harbin via Shanhaiguan (site of the eastern extremity of the Great Wall of China). The expressway abruptly ends with the change of jurisdiction at Yanjiao in Hebei, continuing as China National Highway 102. There appears to be no plans to extend the expressway to Harbin. A possible reason is that this role has already been taken by the Jingshen Expressway, which ultimately connects to Harbin in Heilongjiang Province via Changchun in Jilin Province. Beijing  listen (Chinese: 北京; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Pei-ching; Postal System Pinyin: Peking) is the capital city of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Harbin on Chinas map Harbin (Simplified Chinese: 哈尔滨; Traditional Chinese: 哈爾濱; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ha-erh-pin; Russian Харби́н Kharbin) is a sub-provincial city in north-east China and the capital of the Heilongjiang Province. ... First Gate Under Heaven, under repairs in 2003. ... The Great Wall of China (Traditional Chinese: 長城; Simplified Chinese: 长城; pinyin: ), also known in China as the Great Wall of 10,000 Li¹ (Traditional Chinese: 萬里長城; Simplified Chinese: 万里长城; pinyin: ), is an ancient Chinese fortification built from the end of the 15th century until the beginning of the 16th... Not to be confused with the unrelated province of Hubei Hebei (Chinese: 河北; pinyin: Hébĕi; Wade-Giles: Ho-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hopeh), is a northern province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... China National Highway 102 is a major trunk route in China, which connects Beijing to Harbin in Heilongjiang province. ... Jingshen Expressway (Beijing segment, taken in July of 2004) Jingshen Expressway (Tianjin segment, taken in July of 2004) The Jingshen Expressway (Hanyu Pinyin: Jingshen Gaosu Gonglu) is an expressway in China which links Beijing to Shenyang. ... Harbin on Chinas map Harbin (Simplified Chinese: 哈尔滨; Traditional Chinese: 哈爾濱; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ha-erh-pin; Russian Харби́н Kharbin) is a sub-provincial city in north-east China and the capital of the Heilongjiang Province. ... Heilongjiang (Simplified Chinese: 黑龙江省; Traditional Chinese: 黑龍江省; pinyin: Hēilóngjiāng; Postal System Pinyin: Heilungkiang) is a province of the Peoples Republic of China located in the northeastern part of the country. ... Location within China Changchun (Simplified Chinese: 长春; Traditional Chinese: 長春; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chang-chun) is the capital of the Jilin province in northeastern China. ... Jilin (Chinese: 吉林; pinyin: Jílín; Wade-Giles: Chi-lin; Postal System Pinyin: Kirin), is a province of the Peoples Republic of China located in the northeastern part of the country. ...


In December 2004, a plan was unveiled to local media to interlink the 2.5 km of non-expressway between the Jingtong and Jingha expressways with an express road connection, eliminating traffic bottlenecks between Ximazhuang and Beiguan Roundabout. 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in December • 30 Artie Shaw • 29 Julius Axelrod • 28 Jacques Dupuis • 28 Jerry Orbach • 28 Susan Sontag • 26 Reggie White • 26 Sir Angus Ogilvy • 23 P. V. Narasimha Rao • 23 Doug Ault • 19 Renata Tebaldi • 16...


Road Conditions

Speed Limit

Uniform maximum speed limit of 90 km/h. Cameras only at Sanhui Bridge.


Tolls

Tolls apply for the stretch Songzhuang - Yanjiao.


Lanes

4 lanes (2 up, 2 down).


Surface Conditions

Fair to poor; appears neglected and run-down.


Note: Signs are nonstandard and are of a previous standard.


Traffic

Fair. No risk of major traffic jams.


Major Exits

Sanhui Bridge, Songzhuang, Baimiao


Service Areas

This expressway does not have any service areas.


Connections

Ring Roads of Beijing: Connects with the E. 6th Ring Road at Sanhui Bridge. The eastern 3rd Ring Road (August 2004 image) Beijing is one of the very few cities to possess multiple ring roads (or beltways). ... The 6th Ring Road (Simplified Chinese: 六环路, Hanyu Pinyin: Liu Huan Lu) is an expressway ring road in Beijing, China which runs around the city approximately 15-20 kilometres from the centre of the city. ...


Jingtong Expressway: Links with the Jingtong Expressway a few kilometres west of the Tongzhou Beiguan Roundabout. Jingtong Expressway between the 4th and 5th Ring Roads (taken in March of 2003) Jingtong Expressway near Shuangqiao (August 2004 image) The Jingtong Expressway (Hanyu Pinyin: Jingtong Kuaisu Gonglu) is an expressway with express road characteristics in Beijing, China which links central Beijing to Tongzhou District. ...


List of Exits

Listed are exits heading east as of Beijing (Tongzhou Beiguan Roundabout)
Symbols: ↗ = exit, ⇆ = main interchange; ¥ = central toll gate

  • ↗ 1: Jingchaocheguansuo, Tongzhou
  • (Interchange with 6th Ring Road) Shunyi, Daxing
  • ↗ 2: Songzhuang, Hugezhuang
  • ↗ 3: Baimiao, Tonghuilingyuan
  • ¥ Baimiao Toll Gate and Inspection Station
  • Yanjiao, Hebei
Continues as China National Highway 102 to Sanhe and Shanhaiguan


The 6th Ring Road (Simplified Chinese: 六环路, Hanyu Pinyin: Liu Huan Lu) is an expressway ring road in Beijing, China which runs around the city approximately 15-20 kilometres from the centre of the city. ... Shunyi District is an administrative District outside of Beijing proper. ... Not to be confused with the unrelated province of Hubei Hebei (Chinese: 河北; pinyin: Hébĕi; Wade-Giles: Ho-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hopeh), is a northern province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... China National Highway 102 is a major trunk route in China, which connects Beijing to Harbin in Heilongjiang province. ... Sanhe (三河) is a city with more than 100,000 inhabitants in Hebei province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... First Gate Under Heaven, under repairs in 2003. ...

Roads and Expressways of Beijing
Main Roads: Chang'an Avenue (East, West) | Ping'an Avenue | Zhongzhou Road (North, South)
Ring Roads: Open: 2nd Ring Road | 3rd Ring Road | 4th Ring Road | 5th Ring Road | 6th Ring Road
Partially under construction: 6th Ring Road
Projected: 7th Ring Road |
Expressways: Open: Badaling Expressway (Jingda Expressway) | Jingcheng Expressway | Airport Expressway | Jingtong Expressway | Jingha Expressway | Jingshen Expressway | Jingjintang Expressway (Jinghu Expressway) | Jingkai Expressway | Jingshi Expressway (Jingzhu Expressway)
Partially under construction: Jingcheng Expressway | Jingkai Expressway | Northern Airport Line | Jingping Expressway | Jingbao Expressway | Litian Expressway
Projected: 2nd Airport Expressway | Jingjin Expressway (North, South)
7 National Expressways: Jingtai Expressway (projected) | Jinghu Expressway | Jinggang'ao Expressway (partially complete) | Jingkun Expressway | Jingla Expressway (projected) | Jingwu Expressway (projected) | Jingha Expressway (alternate route)
National Highways G101 | G102 | G103 | G104 | G105 | G106 | G107 | G108 | G109 | G110 | G111

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Jingha Expressway - definition of Jingha Expressway in Encyclopedia (485 words)
The Jingha Expressway runs within the confines of the municipality of Beijing, stretching for a negligible stretch into Hebei.
The expressway was opened in the 1990, after work got underway as early as 1988.
In December 2004, a plan was unveiled to local media to interlink the 2.5 km of non-expressway between the Jingtong and Jingha expressways with an express road connection, eliminating traffic bottlenecks between Ximazhuang and Beiguan Roundabout.
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