Xixiang (Sichuan) expressway is planned to start construction next year. It is expected to drive to Lugu Lake in 2 hours from Xichang

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from Xichang to Lugu Lake, the mountain is high and the road is far. Driving on the old road, you have to run carefully for more than half a day to get there.

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however, the Xichang Shangri La (Sichuan border) expressway project is in progress. It is planned to start construction before the end of 2021 and complete and open to traffic by the end of 2026. By then, the driving time from Xichang to Lugu Lake will be shortened to 2 hours. The total investment of

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will be completed and opened to traffic by the end of 2026. On August 28, the reporter learned from the official website of Liangshan Prefecture People’s government that recently, the development and Reform Commission of Liangshan Prefecture and the Transportation Bureau of Liangshan Prefecture have held an evaluation meeting on the implementation plan of PPP project of Xichang Shangri La (Sichuan) highway on line g7611. At the meeting, the evaluation expert group and the participating units fully studied and demonstrated the scheme, and agreed that the PPP mode was feasible for the project.

g7611 Xichang Shangri La (Sichuan border) Expressway (i.e. Xi Xiang Expressway) is an important part of Duyun Shangri La Expressway in the national highway network planning. It is the main economic trunk and main entrance and exit highway channel for convenient communication between neighboring provinces (Yunnan) and external channels in panzhihua-xi’an economic zone And the most convenient economic channel of South Asia free trade area. The implementation of

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projects is of great significance to improve the main skeleton network of regional trunk highways, improve the traffic conditions, promote the development of regional tourism resources, and maintain national unity. The total length of the project (including Muli branch line) is about 249 km, with an estimated total investment of about 53.7 billion yuan. It is planned to start construction before the end of 2021 and complete and open to traffic by the end of 2026. The main lines of

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are about 158 km in Sichuan. Recently, the Transportation Bureau of Liangshan Prefecture released the first environmental impact assessment of Xichang Shangri La (Sichuan) Expressway Project of g7611. According to the announcement, the proposed g7611 Xichang Shangri La (Sichuan) expressway project is a new project, and the recommended scheme consists of the main line, Xichang branch line, Luguhu branch line and Muli branch line, all of which are highway standards.

main line scheme starts from about 4 km south of Ximu interchange of G5 Xichang Panzhihua expressway, and connects with G5 Xipan expressway through huanglianguan junction interchange. The route crosses Anning River westward, sets Mopanshan tunnel to cross Mopanshan, connects with local roads through delipu interchange, and sets Yalong River Super Large Bridge to cross Yalong River, and goes upstream along the right bank of Yalong River, and connects with Pingchuan town and g348 via Pingchuan interchange Wire to wire connection. After that, the route is laid out on the right bank of the Pingchuan River by using the topographic route. After the mahuangpu interchange is connected with the g348 line, a small mountain tunnel is set up in the upper reaches of the Pingchuan River to cross the small mountain and enter the Yanyuan basin. The route passes through about 8 km to the north of Yanyuan County. Yanyuan interchange and Guochang interchange are set up to connect Yanyuan County and G227 line. Mianya interchange is set near mianya township to connect with G227 line. Yakushan tunnel is set up to cross the woluo river through woluo River Super Large Bridge. After crossing woluo River, the route turns southwest. Yuanbao junction interchange is set near Yuanbao village, Gailei Township, Yanyuan County to connect with Muli branch line 。 After that, the route will continue to route along the southwest. Lugu Lake interchange is set at guantianba to connect with Lugu Lake branch line. After crossing Yongning River and S221 line through Yongning River Super Large Bridge, Changbai interchange is set to connect with Changbai Township and S221 line. Dahuashan tunnel is set in the project to cross the boundary between Sichuan and Yunnan. According to the connection agreement between Sichuan and Yunnan provinces, Dahuashan tunnel at the provincial boundary is constructed and managed by Yunnan Province. Therefore, the construction mileage of the main line of the project in Sichuan is about 158 km. After the completion of

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from Xichang to Lugu Lake in 2 hours The

Xichang branch line starts near Donghe Township in Xide County, and connects Xichang Zhaotong Expressway with Donghe hub interchange, and ends at huanglianguan interchange on xichang-zhaotong expressway, connecting with the main line, with a length of about 39 km; Luguhu branch line starts from guantianba, and is laid along S307 and ends at gai rent Township, with a length of about 13 km; the Muli branch line starts near Yuanbao village on the left bank of woluo River, and ends at gaijiao township The G227 highway near Muli County is connected, with a length of about 39 km.

has learned that Xi Xiang expressway is a tourist expressway connecting Xichang, Lugu Lake, Shangri La and other tourist attractions. The construction of the project has a strong role in promoting the resource integration and linkage development of the project implementation area. It will radiate and drive Panzhihua, Lijiang, Diqing, Ganzi and other regions, forming an important western development large economic region and promoting the great Shangri La ring The line has become a world-class tourist destination. When the project is completed, the driving time from Xichang to Lugu Lake will be shortened to 2 hours.

original title: driving from Xichang to Lugu Lake in 2 hours