Nanjing, August 8 (Reporter Zhu Xiaoying) On the 16th, Hui Xianbao, deputy director of the Jiangsu Provincial Department of Transportation, said in Nanjing that the main skeleton of "Jiangsu on the track" has basically formed, and the construction of the river crossing channel has accelerated.

Press conference site. Photo by Zhu Xiaoying

On the same day, the Information Office of the People's Government of Jiangsu Province held a special press conference on promoting coordinated regional development of the series of themed press conferences on "Striving to Promote Jiangsu to Continue to Be at the forefront of High-quality Development".

Hui Xianbao introduced that the total mileage of high-speed rail in Jiangsu Province has jumped from the 14th place in the country at the end of the "Twelfth Five-Year Plan" to the forefront of the country, reaching 2218 kilometers. New breakthroughs have been made in the construction of the main channels of state-level high-speed railways along the river and coast, and the Shanghai-Nanjing high-speed railway along the river (the intercity railway along the south along the river) has entered the stage of operation experiment, and the construction of the Jiangsu section of the Shanghai-Yurong high-speed railway (North Yanjiang high-speed railway) and the Tongsu-Jiayong railway have begun. The Ningyan connection line was put into operation, and the high-speed railway between Nanjing and Yancheng was directly connected within two hours.

In the Jiangsu section of the Yangtze River, the construction of river crossing channels has accelerated, and a total of 18 river crossing channels have been built in the province, and direct passages have been realized between districted cities across the river; The construction of 4 river-crossing channels including Zhangjinggao, Haitai, Tonghu and Shangyuanmen has begun, and the scale of river-crossing channels under construction has reached 10, which has promoted the integrated development of Jiangsu across rivers.

In addition, the background color of "water transport Jiangsu" is more prominent, and the province's trunk channel mileage (2488,560 kilometers), the number of berths above 26,2 tons of ports (32), the comprehensive passing capacity (4.2 billion tons), the annual throughput (7.<> billion tons), and the number of <> million tons of large ports (<>) have ranked first in the country for many consecutive years.

In terms of land routes, the mileage of expressways in the province has reached 5087,10 kilometers, achieving full coverage of cities and towns with a population of more than <>,<>, and the proportion of ordinary national and provincial trunk highways and rural roads of secondary and above ranks first among all provinces and autonomous regions.

In terms of air roads, the layout of 9 transport airports in Jiangsu has been fully implemented, and ground transportation covers all counties (cities) in 90 minutes' drive. Nanjing Lukou International Airport has realized the joint operation of dual runways and two terminals. The renovation project of Yancheng Nanyang International Airport Terminal 1 was completed and put into use. Sunan Shuofang Airport Reconstruction and Expansion, Huai'an Lianshui Airport Phase III, Yangzhou Taizhou International Airport Phase II and other projects started construction. At present, the passenger and cargo support capacity of airports in the province has reached 7280.171 million person-times and <>.<> million tons respectively. (End)