Jawahar Setu

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Jawahar Setu
Carries NH 2
Crosses Son River
Locale Dehri-Son Nagar
Total length 3,061 metres (10,043 ft)
Opened 1965
Coordinates 24°53′17″N 84°12′58″E / 24.8881°N 84.2162°E / 24.8881; 84.2162

Jawahar Setu (Hindi: जवाहर सेतु) is across the Son River, between Dehri-on-Son and Son Nagar, in the Indian state of Bihar. It is named after the first prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.

The 3,061 metres (10,043 ft) road bridge carries the Grand Trunk Road/ NH 2. It was built by Gammon India Ltd in 1963-65. [1]

Nehru Setu, the rail bridge that runs parallel to the road bridge was built in 1900.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rohtas district General information". India on a page. Retrieved 2011-07-02. 
  2. ^ "Longest Railway Bridge in India". Colours of India. Retrieved 25 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Indian Railways Some Fascinating Facts". Indian Army. Retrieved 25 June 2011.