Construction Command Office of Nanjing No. 3 Yangtze River Bridge was awarded Gustav Lindenthal Medal Winners for the Nanjing No. 3 Yangtze River Bridge. It is an award for unique, recent and outstanding achievement on harmony with the environment, aesthetics and successful community contribution.
Construction of the bridge began at the end of 2002. It is located 19 kilometers up-river from the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge. It enhances significantly the economic connections between the east, the central and the west parts of China.