Which is the highest bridge in India?

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The highest bridge in India, Chenab Bridge is a rail bridge, located between Bakkal and Kauri in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), is under construction at the moment. The 1,315m-long bridge is being built at a height of 359m.

Features of Bridge

  • Its construction began in 2002.

  • From the period of 2002, the work has been delayed due to various reasons such as poor geology, access problems, labor disputes, etc.

  • The bridge is supposed to include 17 spans, the 469-meter main arch span across the Chenab River, and viaducts on either side.

  • It employs an extensive cost of $92 million, as much as Rupees 550 crores.

  • This project is being managed by the Konkan Railway Corporation.

After completion, it will even surpass China’s tallest bridge. It has anyways been in the limelight and brought glory to India even before its completion.

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Published on 14-Feb-2019 15:09:34
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