3rd Narmada Bridge
The New Narmada Bridge (or the 3rd Narmada Bridge) is an extra dosed bridge, constructed at Bharuch, India. It is a 1,344 m (4,409 ft) long bridge, built over river Narmada on NH-8. The four-lane bridge is a part of larger project involving six laning of a section of NH-8 between Vadodara and Surat. It runs parallel to Sardar Bridge. It is the extradosed bridge with the longest spans in India, 144 m (472 ft) long.
3rd Narmada Bridge
Extradosed bridge with the longest spans in India
|Carries||four lanes of NH-8 traffic|
|Official name||New Narmada Bridge|
|Named for||Narmada River|
|Material||Steel, Cement, Cables, Alloy|
|Total length||1,344 m (4,409 ft)|
|Width||22.8 m (75 ft)|
|Longest span||144 m (472 ft)|
|No. of spans||10|
|Constructed by||NHAI & L & T|
|Construction cost||₹379 crore (equivalent to ₹428 crore or US$60 million in 2019)|
|Opened||7 March 2017|
The bridge was constructed by Larsen & Toubro and Dywidag Systems International (DSI-Bridgecon). The estimated cost of bridge is ₹379 crore (equivalent to ₹428 crore or US$60 million in 2019). This bridge was inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 7 March 2017.
A few months later in June 2017, the Arrah–Chhapra Bridge opened and became the longest multi-span extradosed bridge in the world, with a main bridge length of 1,920 m (6,300 ft). Even so, the 3rd Narmada Bridge remains the extradosed bridge with the longest spans in India.
- "Third Narmada Bridge". structurae.net. 2016. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
New bridge will have the longest spans in India
- Joshi, Harish (4 March 2014). "Work on extradosed bridge over Narmada begins". Times of India. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
- Mishra, Sohit (7 March 2017). "India's longest [span] cable-bridge in Bharuch inaugurated by PM Modi". India.com. Retrieved 6 July 2018.
- "Narendra Modi to open new bridge over Narmada on March 7 - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 February 2017.
|This article about a bridge in India is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|