Beijing Rainbow Gatekeeper Remove Neon Lights

- Jan 08, 2018-

Approved by the municipal party committee and municipal government, starting from 0:00 tomorrow, the two rainbow gatekeepers at Jianguomen and Fuxingmen of Chang'an Avenue will be dismantled and rebuilt. Beijing Youth Daily reporter learned that the end of January next year, the new rainbow goalkeeper completed. Its position and shape are unchanged, the lighting will be from neon to energy-saving LED lights.

The reporter learned from the Beiqing Daily that the two rainbow gates on Chang'an Avenue were built in June 1997 to celebrate the return of Hong Kong to the motherland. Each rainbow door by the south and north of the two monomers; foundation for concrete weight basis, the main steel structure; tip up to 11.2 meters, unilateral span of 23 meters; landscape lighting neon lighting. Rainbow Gate was originally designed as a temporary landscape facilities, after being widely recognized, has gradually become an iconic Chang'an Avenue landscape, a major annual festivals, Rainbow Gate always light.

The professional body testing, operation has been more than 20 years, most of the main structure of rainbow door rust occurs, the internal wiring facilities tend to aging, has been unable to repair security risks.