G56 Hangzhou–Ruili Expressway

The Hangzhou–Ruili Expressway (Chinese: 杭州—瑞丽高速公路), commonly referred to as the Hangrui Expressway (Chinese: 杭瑞高速公路) is an expressway in China that connects the cities of Hangzhou, Zhejiang, and Ruili, Yunnan, a city on the border with Burma. When complete, it will be 2,935 km (1,824 mi) in length. Running through mountainous terrain, it is notable for its several tunnels and bridges, including the very high Duge Bridge.

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Hangzhou–Ruili Expressway
Hangrui Expressway
Route information
Part of
Length2,935 km[1] (1,824 mi)
Major junctions
East endChina Expwy G25 sign with name.png G25 Changchun–Shenzhen Expressway and G2501 Hangzhou Ring Expressway, Hangzhou, Zhejiang
West endRuili, Yunnan
Highway system
National Trunk Highway System

The expressway is complete in the provinces of Zhejiang, Anhui, and Jiangxi. The entire expressway in the provinces of Hubei, Hunan, Guizhou, and Yunnan is under construction except for sections from Changde to Jishou in Hunan and from the Guizhou border to Baoshan in Yunnan.[1]

At Ruili, there will be a border crossing to Muse, Myanmar and National Highway 3.


Hangzhou, Huangshan, Jingdezhen, Jiujiang, Xianning, Yueyang, Changde, Jishou, Zunyi, Bijie, Liupanshui, Qujing, Kunming, Chuxiong, Dali, Ruili


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  1. ^ a b G56 杭瑞高速 (in Chinese)