5 OUT OF TOP 10 IMPRESSIVE RAIL-CUM-ROAD
BRIDGES OF INDIA CONSTRUCTED BY "BBJ"
India has amazing network of different type bridges around the country from river bridges to sea bridge or rail bridge to road bridges. Rail-cum-road bridges of India are the major part of Indian rail and road network to connect every city and operate at the same time. There are few rail-cum-road bridges in India and couple are under construction in the state of Assam and Bihar.
The Naranarayana Bridge is another rail-cum-road bridge
over the mighty Brahmaputra river at Assam state of India. Naranarayan Setu
is 2.5 kilometres long truss bridge and connect two city Pancharatna and
Goalpara of Assam. Naranarayana rail-road bridge is one of the India's
largest railway bridge and second longest bridge of Assam over the holy
Date of starting: 1989, Open to traffic: 1999, Total value: Rs. 102 cr. (appx)
Type: Rail cum Road Bridge (Carriageway- 4 Lanes), Supply, Fabrication & Erection
Length: 1.05 km
Steel Work: 29200 mt. (appx)
Challenges during construction: 125m span railway bridge was introduced 1st time in India.
Some picture views of the Brahmaputra Bridge