The east site of Wei bridge lies in the high mouth of the Bai ‘s of dedicated town of Ling County village Wei river south bank of Shaanxi Province, the north connect the intersection of Wei and the north, the intersection of Nantong and Chang An, the intersection of Tang and the intersection of Wei and the intersection of river and 3 bridge one of, it was the Tang Dynasty (618 years – 907 years) Capital Chang An leads to the important passway of the north of Wei.
Extant trace long 548.8, 11 meters wide. The location district of the bridge finds the platoon of the post 22, count 418. Post with the proper method, round two kinds,round without being buried around post for stone, in order to mortgaging rivers striking. There are with becoming on bridge base,among connect by iron bolt board. Nd 0.7 meters high ” east Wei bridge is written ” 1 cubic meter of stone tablets, the tablet is taken as six pieces of column shape, it is incomplete and 0.7 meters high ” near the location of bridge, submit a written statement to characters, record Tang turn on 9 years (722) It is original, present with respect first,etc. that Beijing promises office high hill, three the member of a nationality of county magistrate build the situation of east Wei bridge. Have iron plate, iron bolt board, iron man, statue of Buddha of copper, iron coin,etc. unearthedly.
The east site of Wei bridge is the large-scale bridge site in the Tang Dynasty, play an important role in the economic cultural exchanges of capital Chang An and surrounding area of the Tang Dynasty. This bridge is large-scale, the structure is complicated, there are important positions in the history of ancient bridge building of China. In addition, the discovery of the location of bridge has offered the rare materials in studying the changes in Wei river river.