List of longest bridges above water in India

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This is a list of India’s bridges longer than 500 metres (1,640 ft) sorted by their full length above water.

Name Spanning Feet Completed
/Opened
Traffic State City
River Name meters
Bandra–Worli Sea Link[1] Mahim bay 5,600 18,400 2009 Road Maharashtra Mumbai
Mahatma Gandhi Setu[2] Ganges 5,575 18,291 1982 Road Bihar Patna
Vikramshila Setu[3] Ganges 4,700 15,400 2001 Road Bihar Bhagalpur
Vembanad Rail Bridge[4] Vembanad Lake 4,620 15,160 2011 Rail Kerala Kochi
Ganga Rail-Road Bridge Ganges 4,556 14,948 2015 Rail-cum-Road Bihar Patna
Penumudi–Puligadda Bridge krishna 4,000 13,000 2006 Road Andhrapradesh Avanigadda
Munger Ganga Bridge Ganges 3,190 10,470 2014 Rail-cum-Road Bihar Munger
Nehru Setu [5] Son River 3,064 10,052 1900 Rail Bihar Dehri
Jawahar Setu[6] Son River 3,061 10,043 1965 Road Bihar Dehri
Kolia Bhomora Setu Brahmaputra River 3,015 9,892 1987 Road Assam Tezpur
Korthi-Kolhar Bridge[7] Krishna River 3,000 9,800 2006 Road Karnataka Bijapur
Godavari Bridge
Godavari River 2,754 9,035 1970 Rail-cum-road Andhra Pradesh Rajahmundry
Old Godavari Bridge
Now decommissioned[8]
Godavari River 2,754 9,035 1900 Rail Andhra Pradesh Rajahmundry
Godavari Arch Bridge[8] Godavari River 2,745 9,006 1997/2003 Rail Andhra Pradesh Rajahmundry
Pamban Bridge Palk Strait 2,300 7,500 1988 Road Tamil Nadu Pamban Island
Naranarayan Setu[9] Brahmaputra River 2,284 7,493 1998 Rail-cum-road Assam Jogighopa
Farakka Barrage [10] Ganges 2,240 7,350 1975 Rail-cum-road West Bengal Farakka
Second Mahanadi Rail Bridge[11] Mahanadi River 2,100 6,900 2008 Rail Odisha Cuttack
Pamban Bridge[12] Palk Strait 2,065 6,775 1913 Rail Tamil Nadu Pamban Island
Sharavathi Bridge[13] Sharavathi River 2,060 6,760 1994 Rail Karnataka Honnavar
Rajendra Setu[14] Ganges 2,000 6,600 1959 Rail-cum- road Bihar Mokama
Mahanadi Bridge, Boudh[15] Mahanadi River 1,950.7 6,400 1899 Rail Odisha Sonepur]
Gautam Buddha Bridge Gandak River 1,848 6,063 2009/2013 Road Bihar West Champaran
Elgin Bridge (Barabanki) Ghaghra River 1,126.2 3,695 1896 Rail Uttar Pradesh Barabanki
Ghagra Bridge (Road ) Ghaghra River 1,100 3,600 Road Uttar Pradesh Barabanki
Vashi Bridge Thane Creek 1,837 6,027 1997 Road Maharashtra Mumbai
New Yamuna Bridge[16] Yamuna River 1,510 4,950 2004 Road Uttar Pradesh Allahabad
Thanthai Periyar Bridge[17] Cauvery River 1,500 4,900 1971 Road Tamil Nadu MusiriKulithalai
Saraighat Bridge[8] Brahmaputra River 1,492 4,895 1962 Rail-cum-road Assam Guwahati
Koilwar Bridge[8] Son River 1,440 4,720 1862 Rail-cum-road Bihar Koilwar
Mahanadi Bridge[18] Mahanadi River 1,400 4,600 1961 Road Orissa Bhootmundei, Paradip
Second Narmada Bridge[19] Narmada River 1,365 4,478 2000 Road Gujarat Bharuch
Prakasam Barrage[20] Krishna River 1,224 4,016 1885 Road Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada
Dufferin Bridge[21] Ganges River 1,048.5 3,440 1887 Rail-cum-road Uttar Pradesh Varanasi
Sharavathi Bridge[22] Sharavathi River 1,048 3,438 1984 Road Karnataka Honnavar
Airoli Bridge[23] Thane Creek 1,030 3,380 1999 Road Maharashtra Mumbai
Old Naini Bridge[24] Yamuna River 1,006 3,301 1865 Rail-cum-road Uttar Pradesh Allahabad
Chamravattom Regulator-cum-Bridge[25] Bharathappuzha 978 3,209 2012 Road Kerala Chamravattom
Coleroon Bridge[26] The Kollidam 900 3,000 2012 Road Tamil Nadu Tiruchirappalli
Vivekananda Setu Hooghly River 900 3,000 1932 Rail-cum-road West Bengal Dakshineswar-Bally
Nivedita Setu[27] Hooghly River 880 2,890 2007 Road West Bengal Dakshineswar-Bally
Vidyasagar Setu[28] Hooghly River 822 2,697 1992 Road West Bengal Kolkata
NH 17 Bridge[29] Netravati River 804 2,638 1965 Road Karnataka Mangalore
Paramathi Velur Bridge (NH 7)[17] Cauvery River 803 2,635 Road Tamil Nadu PugalurVelur
Yamuna Bridge[30] Yamuna River 767 2,516  ? Road Uttar Pradesh Kalpi
Jajmau Bridge[31] Ganges River 720 2,360 2011 Road Uttar Pradesh Jajmau
Howrah Bridge[32] Hooghly River 705 2,313 1943 Road West Bengal Kolkata
Garmukteswar Bridge [8] Ganges River 671 2,201 1901 Rail-cum-Road Uttar Pradesh Garhmukteshwar
Lav Kush Barrage Ganges River 621 2,037 2000 Road Uttar Pradesh Kanpur


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