Lal Mandi Footbridge

The Lal Mandi Footbridge is a suspension-type pedestrian bridge located in the city of Srinagar in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It connects the Lal Mandi and Rajbagh areas of the city to the city centre Lal Chowk.

Lal Mandi Footbridge
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Coordinates34°4′5.81″N 74°48′44.55″E / 34.0682806°N 74.8123750°E / 34.0682806; 74.8123750Coordinates: 34°4′5.81″N 74°48′44.55″E / 34.0682806°N 74.8123750°E / 34.0682806; 74.8123750
CarriesBicycles, Pedestrians
CrossesJhelum
LocaleSrinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Preceded byAbdullah Bridge
Followed byAmira Kadal
Characteristics
DesignSuspension Bridge
MaterialConcrete, Steel
Total length130 metres (430 ft)
Width4 metres (13 ft)
Longest span66 metres (217 ft)
No. of spans3
Piers in water2
History
Opened13 July 2005 (2005-07-13)
Location

HistoryEdit

It is the first suspension-type bridge to come across the Jhelum in the city.[1] It was constructed over a period of two years under the PDP-Congress coalition government in the State led by Mufti Muhammad Sayeed and has helped greatly in easing the traffic congestion in the city centre.[2]

LocationEdit

The bridge is vital walkway located in Srinagar, in the neighborhood of Tyndale Biscoe School.

UsageEdit

The bridge busiest walkway which connects residential area of Rajbagh to Lal Chowk. It is mostly used by Tyndale Biscoe School students.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bridges of Srinagar". Archived from the original on 17 February 2015.
  2. ^ "People Prefer Lal Mandi Footbridge".

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