Being built on the Narmada River, India’s longest cable bridge, will be launched soon

Cable Bridge on Narmada River

Bharuch. Gujarat:  The construction work on the India’s longest extra dosed bridge over Narmada River, near Bharuch on National Highway No. 8 is nearly getting its final stage.The unique cable bridge has a distance of 1344 meters and will cost Rs 379 crore. It is planned to be completed by December 2016.
Being built by L & T, the bridge is showing a good sign of relief for those facing traffic at the Sardar Bridge. The cabling work of 10 towers has been completed by 40 percent. The Bridge will be ready by December 2016. Per day 25,000 vehicles would be able to easily pass on.

It will be a four-lane bridge and would necessitate expenses of Rs 379 crore. An extra dosed bridge utilizes a structure that is often described as a cross between a girder bridge and a cable-stayed bridge.

A look at bridge
– 1344 m length
– 20.8 m, width
– Tower: 10 by 18 meters high in shape
– yellow cable: 216 (each 25 to 40 meters of cable length)

Bridge being constructed at a cost of Rs 379 crore on these attributes
– 17. 4 meter 4 lane roads.
– Pavement (River View) 3 m.
– Lighting 1.344 km as per international parameters.
– More than 400 LED lights.
– Work began in October 2014.
– Will be completed by December 2016.

A K Sharma, general manager National Highways Authority of India said, “The Bridge will be all set for use by 2016. The work has been allocated to L&T Company. The bridge will have 10 spans & will be around 1.4 km in length. As a part of the extra dosed structural system, the bridge will have stay cables.”

One thought on “Being built on the Narmada River, India’s longest cable bridge, will be launched soon

  1. Arvind Joshi Reply

    Very much needed to avoid traffic jams on this stretch.

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