Elphinstone Bridge, Chennai

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Coordinates: 13°00′53″N 80°15′33″E / 13.014703°N 80.259226°E / 13.014703; 80.259226 Elphinstone Bridge is a bridge across the Adyar River in Chennai, India. Constructed in 1840 and named after the then Governor-General of India,[1] the bridge is currently not in use and has been substituted with the newly built Thiru Vi. Ka. Bridge nearby.[2]


  1. ^ Muthiah, S. (2004). Madras Rediscovered. East West Books (Madras) Pvt Ltd. p. 221. ISBN 81-88661-24-4. 
  2. ^ Hancock, Mary Elizabeth (1998). The politics of heritage from Madras to Chennai. Indian University Press. p. 95. ISBN 9780253352231.