Chinese engineers have built a 17,000-ton swing bridge in the Hubei province capital of Wuhan in order to ensure that a high speed railway line could continue to operate during the construction of an elevated motorway.

The bridge was built to serve as the key section of a huge overpass in the Hubei province capital of Wuhan, passing directly over a major high speed railway line. The mammoth overpass section was first built separately by Chinese engineers at a site adjacent to the high speed railway line,…