Munger Ganga Bridge ( Hindi: मुंगेर गंगा सेतु), is a rail-cum-road bridge under construction across the Ganges, at Munger in the Indian state of Bihar.The bridge will connect Munger-Jamalpur twin cities to various districts of North Bihar.
The 3.19 km long bridge costing Rs. 9,300 million is located 55 km downstream of the
Rajendra Setu near Mokama and 68 km upstream of the Vikramshila Setu at Bhagalpur. The bridge will form a link between NH 80 on the southern side of the Ganges and NH 31 on the northern side of the Ganges. It will also help to connect Jamalpur Junction on the Sahibganj Loop line of Eastern Railway to Sahebpur Kamal Junction on the Barauni-Katihar section of East Central Railway. The Bridge will connect districts of [1 ] Begusarai and Khagaria to the Divisional headquarters Munger city.
Construction work on the bridge was inaugurated by
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Prime Minister, through video conference system, in 2002. [2 ]
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