The bridge called Broken Bridge right now was built in 1911 by Japan (When Japan occupy North Korea and North East of China ) The bridge Long：944m Wide: 11m. In the middle part of the bridge can turning 90 degrees for big ship to pass. It was bombed by American during Korean War in 1950.Right now there are only few bottoms of the bridge left on North Korean part. It is historical place for tourists to visit nowadays.
There is a second bridge which is called China - Korean Friendship Bridge built by Japan in 1943. The distance of two bridge only not more than 100m. All the tourists to North Korea will take train go through this bridge to North Korea.
Right now China and North Korea still use this bridge to transfer the goods and tourists. It has railway for train and road for cars and trucks. Only for 1 way. In the morning from China side - North Korea side. In the Afternoon from North Korea side - China side.
Walk along the Broken Bridge is like walking on the Antique. You can view two countries together on the middle of the river.
If you do not have time to join in the tour to North Korea. Take a boat cruise get taste of North Korea is a good choice to experience.
Here you can see North Korean farmland and traditional farm house clearly.
North Korea will lease Huangjinping island to China, add 50 years from the original 50 years to extend to 100 years. Included in Weihua Island lease to China as well.
ZhangChengZe visited Chinese border city of Dandong, Liaoning Province in 2011, 28 to 29 May,.signed "50 years plus 50 years' lease agreement, the transfer of development rights Huangjinping Island to China. Area of nearly 12 square kilometers of HuangJinPing Island is located in the Yalu River, fertile land, is the largest granary Korean Sinuiju area.
December 31, 2010, held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new bridge in Dandong district. At 12:00 on May 1st 2011, in Dandong New Xing Dan Street, held a groundbreaking ceremony.
He Kou Broken Bridge: (1.5 hour from city center) 河口断桥
HeKou Broken bridge - formerly known as (清城桥)Qing City Bridge, It is a road bridge connecting China and North Korea on the Yalu River. It was built by Japanese in 1941.The full-bridge total length of 709.12 meters, 25 meters high, six meters wide. 22 piers, total 21 holes, The bridge finish the building in 1942. October 19, 1950, commander of the volunteers Mr. Peng, with only 1 staff, two guards and a radio station, ride a jeep went to the Korean battlefield from this bridge. March 29, 1951, the U.S. military dispatched six times and more than 30 aircraft bombarded the city to damage the bridge. Nowadays, people to want to memory of these heroes in this period of the year, and establish Mr.Peng, MaoAnying, QiuShaoyun, HuangJiguang and many other heroes statue at the beginning of the broken bridge.
This dam is hydropower belong to China and North Korea . DPRK is responsible for the operation and management , power distribution in half between the two countries . The original design power station installed 630,000 kW, power transmission to the DPRK and China . Project began construction in 1937. In 1941, 2 units put into operation , In 1945 six units have been installed. When Japan surrendered,The Soviet Red Army took over 3 units . During Korean War, the dam was bombed some part. 1958 all seven units put into operation . In 1971, China and the DPRK government decided that the expansion the power plant in their respective territories , After the expansion of the total installed capacity of the abundance of water power plant is 90 million kW.
The dam was first designed in 1978 and construction began in October 1982. The river was diverted in September 1983 and the first generator was operational on 25 December 1986. The three remaining generators were commissioned in 1987, and the dam was complete in July of that year China built the dam and operates its 190 MW power station. Power from the dam is used by both China and North Korea.