In a major push to infrastructure in the northeast and Assam, a six-lane bridge will come up over the Brahmaputra river in Guwahati. The bridge will connect Guwahati and North Guwahati. The length of the bridge will be 1600 metre with six-lane carriageway. The total cost of the project is estimated at 1,925 crore.
The length of the main bridge is 1240 metre extra-dosed cable type with Y-arm of 360 metre. The starting point of the corridor will be at Bharalumukh on the south bank of the Brahmaputra. The culmination point will be at NH-31 near Gauripur Junction on North bank of the Brahmaputra. There will be an elevated three-lane road which will be laid along the river bank on the southern side, Assam government has said.
The bridge, once it is built, will reduce travel time from south bank to north bank Brahmaputra from 90 minutes to mere 15 minutes. Read More
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