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Posted: Aug 26 2016 (14:43)
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NFR/Northeast Frontier -Aug 26 2016 (13:45) Bogibeel, India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge in Northeast, to be completed by 2018; here’s why it’s special
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Said to be India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge, and possibly Asia’s too, the Bogibeel double-deck bridge is all set to be fully operational by March 2018. The bridge is being built over the Brahmaputra in the Dibrugarh district of Assam, connecting the North and the South banks of the river. Once complete, it will greatly benefit the lesser developed areas of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.
The lower deck of the bridge will comprise of a two-line railway track and the upper deck will boast of a three-lane road. The total length of the rail-cum-road bridge is 4940m or 4.9 km. The entire project involves laying down 74 km of railway line, including the rail linking on the North and South banks of the...
Aug 26 2016 (14:43)
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