Luoyang Bridge over the Yellow River opened to traffic on January 2, 1977. The bridge, in the middle and lower reaches of the river and built between Mengjin ferry to the north of Luoyang and Mengxian County, is an important transport link. Construction started in the spring of 1974 and stopped several times before its completion.
The bridge is 3,428.9 meters long, and it was built with reinforced and prestressed concrete beams spanning about 50 meters. It is 11 meters wide, nine meters of which are traffic lanes. It became the longest highway bridge at that time.