China upgrades facilities at unused ‘bridge to nowhere’ on North Korea border
Development suggests China still committed to project, even as DPRK uses connecting highway to dry corn
China is upgrading land port facilities at an unused $350 million road bridge to North Korea, NK Pro analysis of satellite imagery shows, in the latest sign that China remains committed to the project eight years after finishing it.
North Korea eventually built a highway in 2020 to what became widely known as the “bridge to nowhere,” but the New Yalu River Bridge has never been regularly used for vehicle or pedestrian traffic for reasons that remain unclear.
The only cross-border overland trade between China and North Korea at the moment is by train between Dandong and
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