Top 5 Famous Longest Bridges in India 2018

By | May 1, 2018

famous longest bridges in indiaFriends, it is imperative to have a bridge in every country. Without this, the structure of the roads of any country is incomplete without it. Often the bridge is used to reduce traffic jams, or to make a river, mountain and sea over to the other side to go from one side to another. In this post, we will tell you about Famous Top 5 longest bridges in india.

Top 5 Beautiful Longest Bridges in India List:

Digha-Sonpur Rail-cum-Road Bridge

Digha-Sonpur Rail-cum-road bridge is a bridge over river Ganga connecting Patna and Sonpur in Bihar. This bridge is also known as Ganga Co-Street Setu, and it provides both the railway and road facilities. The length of this bridge is about 4.5 kilometers and the width is 33 feet. Construction of the bridge started in 2003, which lasted for almost 13 years and got ready in 2015.

Jawahar Setu

Jawahar Setu Son is on the river, its length is 3 kilometers. Jawahar Setu works in connecting two areas of Bihar, Dehri and Son Nagar. The construction of the bridge has been done by Gammon India Ltd, which ran from 1963 to 1965 and started in 1965.

Godavari Bridge

Godavari Setu is also known as Kovur-Rajamundri Bridge. This bridge is a road-cum-rail bridge constructed on the third water of Sia. Its length is 4.1 kilometers. At the place of the bridge near Rajamundari, the river flows with a width of 2.7 km (1.7 miles).

Munger Ganga Setu

Munger Ganga Setu is the fourth bridge over river Ganges. The length of this bridge is 3.6 km and width 12 meters. The bridge connects the two cities Munger and Jamalpur together.

Mahatma Gandhi Seetu

Mahatma Gandhi is the second longest bridge in India, over the bridge of river Ganges. This bridge is also known as Gadi Setu or Ganges Setu. The total length of Mahatma Gandhi Seetu is 5.75 km and width is 25 meters. In making this bridge Gammon India Limited took about ten years from 1972 to 1982. Mahatma Gandhi Seetu was inaugurated in 1982 by Indira Gandhi, the Prime Minister of India.

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