Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge, which lies between Sheshan Mountain and Guishan Mountain, is the first highway-railway combined bridge over the Yangtze River. It is also known as the "First Bridge over the Yangtze River". The bridge construction was commenced on September 1, 1955 and it was open to traffic on October 15, 1957. Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge is a 1,670m long double-deck bridge. The upper level of the bridge is a two-way, four-lane automobile highway, and the lower level is a double-track railway. It is veritably “a grand bridge that spans the north and south and turns a deep chasm into a thoroughfare”.