Five Dragon Palace Highway Upgrade Project

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Updated: 2013-01-11

Five Dragon Palace Highway is a travel channel reaching Five Dragon Palace. It starts at Liuliping town of Danjiangkou city in the north and ends at Five Dragon Palace in the south. It is built in accordance with Grade III construction criteria for a mountain ridge highway.

It will be a high grade travel road, with a roadbed of 7.5 meters, pavement width of 7 meters, and length of 18 kilometers. Experts refer to the road as a zoology road, environmental protection road and safety road. The Five Dragon Palace Resort Tourist Center is also under construction.

The top 10 engineering projects in 2012, celebrating 600 years of history mass construction in the Wudang Mountains.The Top 10 Projects of the Wudang Mountains, including The Restoration of the Yuxu Palace Main Hall, were completed in 2012. The projects were financed with over 1 billion yuan ($161 million).

In 1412, Emperor Yongle of the Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644) launched two large projects characterized as "building the Forbidden City in the north and building Wudang in the south". Wudang welcomed another golden period of development in 2012, marking 600 years of construction and growth.

Five Dragon Palace Highway Upgrade Project
Five Dragon Palace Highway Upgrade Project


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