Saturday, May 12, 2012 - , , 0 comments

Country’s Longest Rail-Cum-Road Bridge Over River Brahmaputra

The Bogibeel Rail-cum-Road Bridge over the mighty river Brahmaputra near Dibrugarh in Assam was announced in Railway Budget 1996-97 as national project. Foundation stone for the project was laid in the year 1997 by the then Prime Minister of India and the work was commenced in the year 2002. This longest bridge in the country was declared as a national project in the year 2007. The work on the substructure of this project, executed by Northeast Frontier Railway, is under progress The anticipated cost for this mega project is Rs.3230.01 croreand the work of construction of embankment, major & minor bridges, station works and raising & strengthening of dykes has already been  completed on the North Bank and South bank of this bridge.  


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