List of longest bridges above water in India

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search


This is a list of India's bridges longer than 500 metres (1,640 ft) sorted by their full length above water.[1][2]

From left to right: Bhupen Hazarika Setu (Assam)−the longest bridge of India, Mahatma Gandhi Setu (Bihar), Bandra–Worli Sea Link (Maharashtra), and Bogibeel Bridge (Assam)
Name River/Water Body Spanning Completed
/Opened
Traffic State City
Meters Feet
Bhupen Hazarika Setu Lohit River 9,150 30,020 2017 Road Assam Tinsukia
Sisseri River Bridge[3] Dibang River 6,200 20,300 2018 Road Arunachal Pradesh Bomjur-Meka
Mahatma Gandhi Setu[4] Ganges River 5,750 18,860 1982 Road Bihar PatnaHajipur
Bandra-Worli Sea Link[5] Mahim bay 5,600 18,400 2009 Road Maharashtra Mumbai
Bogibeel Bridge[6] Brahmaputra River 4,940 16,210 2018 Rail-cum-road Assam Dibrugarh
Vikramshila Setu[7] Ganges River 4,700 15,400 2001 Road Bihar Bhagalpur
Vembanad Rail Bridge[8] Vembanad Lake 4,620 15,160 2011 Rail Kerala Kochi
Digha–Sonpur Bridge Ganges River 4,556 14,948 2016 Rail-cum-road Bihar PatnaSonpur
Arrah–Chhapra Bridge Ganges River 4,350 14,270 2017 Road Bihar ArrahChhapra
Godavari Fourth Bridge Kovvur–Rajahmundry Bypass Bridge Godavari River 4,135 13,566 2015 Road Andhra Pradesh Rajahmundry
Munger Ganga Bridge Ganges River 3,750 12,300 2016/2020 Rail-cum-road Bihar Munger
Chahlari Ghat Bridge Ghaghra River 3,249 10,659 2017 Road Uttar Pradesh BahraichSitapur
Jawahar Setu[9] Son River 3,061 10,043 1965 Road Bihar Dehri
Nehru Setu[10] Son River 3,059 10,036 1900 Rail Bihar Dehri
Daudnagar bridge Son River 3,020 9,906 2019 Road Bihar daudnagar
Kolia Bhomora Setu Brahmaputra River 3,015 9,892 1987 Road Assam TezpurKaliabor
Korthi-Kolhar Bridge[11] Krishna River 3,000 9,800 2006 Road Karnataka Bijapur
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Setu
Kathajodi River 2,880 9,450 2017 Road Odisha Cuttack
Godavari Bridge
Godavari River 2,790 9,150[12] 1974 Rail-cum-road Andhra Pradesh Rajahmundry
Old Godavari Bridge
Now decommissioned[13]
Godavari River 2,754 9,035 1900 Rail Andhra Pradesh Rajahmundry
Baluahaghat bridge Kosi River 2,700 9,005 2015 Road Bihar Saharsa
Godavari Arch Bridge[13] Godavari River 2,745 9,006 1997/2003 Rail Andhra Pradesh Rajahmundry
Joyee Setu[14] Teesta River 2709 8887 2021 Road West Bengal MekhliganjHaldibari
Penumudi–Puligadda Bridge Krishna River 2,590 8,500 2006 Road Andhra Pradesh Avanigadda
Badaun-Ganjdundwara Bridge Ganges River 2,334 7,657 2012 Road Uttar Pradesh Badaun District
Pamban Bridge Palk Strait 2,300 7,500 1988 Road Tamil Nadu Pamban Island
Naranarayan Setu[15] Brahmaputra River 2,284 7,493 1998 Rail-cum-road Assam Jogighopa
Farakka Barrage[16] Ganges River 2,275 7,464 1975 Rail-cum-road West Bengal Farakka
Vijayghat Bridge kosi river 2,200 7,216 2015 Road Bihar Bhagalpur
Kanaka Durga Varadhi[17] Krishna River 2,200 7,200 1995 Road Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada
Mahanadi Rail Bridge[18] Mahanadi River 2,100 6,900 1902 Rail Odisha Cuttack
Second Mahanadi Rail Bridge[19] Mahanadi River 2,100 6,900 2008 Rail Odisha Cuttack
Pamban Bridge[20] Palk Strait 2,065 6,775 1913 Rail Tamil Nadu Pamban Island
Sharavathi Bridge[21] Sharavathi River 2,060 6,760 1994 Rail Karnataka Honnavar
Kosi Maha Setu [22][23]Kosi River 2,060 6,760 2013 Rail Bihar NirmaliSaraygarh
Rajendra Setu[24] Ganges River 2,025 6,644 1959 Rail-cum-road Bihar BarauniHathidah
Arwal sahar Bridge Son river 2,004 6,574 2012 Road Bihar arwal
Daraganj Bridge[25] Ganges River 2,000 6,600 1920 Rail Uttar Pradesh Prayagraj
Mahanadi Bridge, Boudh[26] Mahanadi River 1,936 6,352 1899 Road Odisha Sonepur
Gautam Buddha Bridge Gandak River 1,848 6,063 2009/2013 Road Bihar West Champaran
Vashi Bridge Thane Creek 1,837 6,027 1997 Road Maharashtra Mumbai
Ramghat Bridge Ghaghra River 1,825 5,988 2009/2013 Rail Uttar Pradesh Ayoydhya
Shashtri Bridge[27] Ganges River 1,728 5,669 1950 Road Uttar Pradesh Prayagraj
Sarat Setu Kolaghat Bridge Rupnarayan River 1,640.5 5,382 1902 Rail West Bengal Kolaghat
Sarat Setu Kolaghat Bridge Rupnarayan River 1,640.5 5,382 2013 Road West Bengal Kolaghat
Damodar Setu Damodar River 1,521 4,990 2013 Rail West Bengal Masagram
Vangal-Mohanur Bridge Cauvery River 1,509 4,951 2016 Road Tamil Nadu VangalMohanur
Thanthai Periyar Bridge[28] Cauvery River 1,500 4,900 1971 Road Tamil Nadu MusiriKulithalai
Bangaraghat Bridge Kosi River 1,500 4,900 2020 Road Bihar Kursela
Old Saraighat Bridge[13] Brahmaputra River 1,500 4,900 1962 Rail-cum-road Assam Guwahati
New Saraighat Bridge[13] Brahmaputra River 1,490 4,890 2017 Road Assam Guwahati
Jangalkanya Setu[29] Subarnarekha River 1,472 4,829 2016 Road West Bengal Nayagram
Koilwar Bridge[13] Son River 1,440 4,720 1862 Rail-cum-road Bihar Arrah-Patna
Aghori Bridge[13] Son River 1,435 4,708 1947 Rail Uttar Pradesh Chopan
Golden Bridge Narmada River 1,412 4,633 1881 Road Gujarat AnkleshwarBharuch
Silver Jubilee Railway Bridge Bharuch Narmada River 1,406 4,613 1935 Rail Gujarat AnkleshwarBharuch
Mahanadi Bridge[30] Mahanadi River 1,400 4,600 1961 Road Odisha Bhootmundei, Paradip
Neelathanallur-Madhanathur bridge Kollidam River 1,400 4,600 2011 Road Tamil Nadu KumbakonamJayankondam
Second Narmada Bridge[31] Narmada River 1,375 4,511 2000 Road Gujarat Bharuch
Third Narmada Bridge Narmada River 1,369 4,491 2017 Road Gujarat Bharuch
Brahmani Rail Bridge[13] Brahmani River 1,351 4,432 1902 Rail Odisha Jenapur
2nd Brahmani Rail Bridge[13] Brahmani River 1,351 4,432 1977 Rail Odisha Jenapur
New Brahmani 3rd Rail Bridge[13] Brahmani River 1,350 4,430 2012 Rail Odisha Jenapur
Maharana Pratap Setu Banswara 1,296 4,252 1987 Road Rajasthan BanswaraRatlam
Prakasam Barrage[32] Krishna River 1,269 4,163 1885 Road Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada
Elgin Bridge (Barabanki) Ghaghra River 1,225 4,019 1896 Rail Uttar Pradesh Barabanki
Ghagra Bridge (Road) Ghaghra River 1,165 3,822 ? Road Uttar Pradesh Barabanki
Ishwar Gupta Setu[33] Hooghly River 1,056 3,465 1989 Road West Bengal Bansberia - Kalyani
Second Teesta Bridge (Jalpaiguri - NH 27)[34] Teesta River 1,050 3,440 2020 Road West Bengal Jalpaiguri
Malviya Bridge (Dufferin Bridge)[35] Ganges River 1,050 3,440 1887 Rail-cum-road Uttar Pradesh Varanasi
Sharavathi Bridge[36] Sharavathi River 1,048 3,438 1984 Road Karnataka Honnavar
Airoli Bridge[37] Thane Creek 1,030 3,380 1999 Road Maharashtra Mumbai
Sarat Chandra Setu Rupnarayan River 1,024 3,360 1932 Road West Bengal KolaghatDeulti
Old Naini Bridge[38] Yamuna River 1,006 3,301 1865 Rail-cum-road Uttar Pradesh Allahabad
New Naini Bridge[39] Yamuna River 1,006 3,301 2005 Road Uttar Pradesh Allahabad
First Teesta Bridge (Jalpaiguri - NH 27) Teesta River 1,000 3,300 1968 Road West Bengal Jalpaiguri
Teesta Railway Bridge (Jalpaiguri) Teesta River 1,000 3,300 ? Rail West Bengal Jalpaiguri
Balawali Bridge (Anderson Bridge)[40] Ganges River 1,000 3,300 1888 Rail Uttar Pradesh Balawali
Chamravattom Regulator-cum-Bridge[41] Bharathappuzha 1,000 3,300 2012 Road Kerala Chamravattom
Vivekananda Setu Hooghly River 900 3,000 1932 Rail-cum-road West Bengal DakshineswarBally
Nivedita Setu[42] Hooghly River 900 3,000 2007 Road West Bengal DakshineswarBally
Coleroon Bridge[43] Kollidam River 900 3,000 2012 Road Tamil Nadu Tiruchirappalli
Valmiki Bridge Gandak River 894 2,933 2001 Rail-cum-road Bihar Paniyahawa
Chambal Bridge Chambal River 880 2,890 2016 Road Rajasthan Dholpur
Subansiri Railway Bridge Subansiri River 850 2,790 1966 Rail Assam Gogamukh-North Lakhimpur
Subansiri River Bridge Subansiri River 841 2,759 1966 Road Assam Gogamukh-North Lakhimpur
Vidyasagar Setu[44] Hooghly River 825 2,707 1992 Road West Bengal Kolkata
Netravati Bridge[45] Netravati River 812.5 2,666 1965 Road Karnataka Mangalore
Paramathi Velur Bridge (NH 7)[28] Cauvery River 800 2,600 1949 Road Tamil Nadu PugalurVelur
Yamuna Bridge[46] Yamuna River 784 2,572 ? Road Himachal Pradesh Paonta Sahib
Lord Curzon Bridge[47] Ganges River 750 2,460 1865 Rail-cum-road Uttar Pradesh Allahabad
Durgam Cheruvu Bridge[48] Durgam Cheruvu 736 2,415 2020 Road Telangana Hyderabad
Jajmau Bridge[49] Ganges River 729 2,392 2011 Road Uttar Pradesh Jajmau
Dayang Railway Bridge Dayang River 720 2,360 1970 Rail Assam Haflong
Howrah Bridge (Ravindra Setu)[50] Hooghly River 705 2,313 1943 Road West Bengal Kolkata
Durgapur Barrage Damodar River 692 2,270 1956 Road West Bengal Durgapur
Garmukteswar Bridge[13] Ganges River 675 2,215 1901 Rail-cum-road Uttar Pradesh Garhmukteshwar
Lav Kush Barrage Ganges River 650 2,130 2000 Road Uttar Pradesh Kanpur

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-08-08. Retrieved 2016-07-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-12-22. Retrieved 2015-12-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "India's second longest bridges to come up in Arunachal Pradesh soon". NORTHEAST NOW. 2018-04-02. Retrieved 2019-01-26.
  4. ^ "Traffic eases on Gandhi Setu". The Times of India. Patna, India. 26 September 2012. Retrieved 20 July 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Landmark bridges". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 24 June 2008. Archived from the original on 2012-06-26. Retrieved 2011-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ DelhiDecember 6, IndiaToday in New; December 7, 2018UPDATED; Ist, 2018 13:02. "Modi to inaugurate Asia's 2nd largest bridge Bogibeel in Assam on Vajpayee's birthday". India Today. Retrieved 2018-12-07.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  7. ^ "Vikramshila Setu". Bhagalpur, Land of Art, Culture and Education. Archived from the original on 2012-03-26. Retrieved 2011-07-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "A bridge over Vembanad Lake". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 2010-07-12. Archived from the original on 2011-06-29. Retrieved 2011-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Rohtas district General information". India on a page. Archived from the original on 2012-03-11. Retrieved 2011-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ O’malley, L.S.S. Bihar and Orissa Gazetteers Sahabad. p. 166, Dehri. ISBN 9788172681227. Retrieved 2011-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Projects". Arvind Techno Engineers Pvt Ltd. Archived from the original on 2013-07-25. Retrieved 2012-11-20. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ Road part is 4.1 kilometres (2.5 mi) long
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Bridges: The Spectacular Feat of Indian Railways" (PDF). National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2011-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Long Span High Level Road Bridge across Teesta River near Haldibari, Coochbehar, West Bengal | SP Singla Constructions Pvt. Ltd". Retrieved 2021-02-02.
  15. ^ "Model Project on Construction ofNaranarayan Setu over riverBrahmaputra at Jogighopa" (PDF). IRICEN. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2011-07-26. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ Salman, Salman M. A.; Uprety, Kishor (2002). Conflict and cooperation on South Asia's international rivers: a legal perspective. World Bank Publications. pp. 135–136. ISBN 978-0-8213-5352-3. Retrieved 2011-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ "Archived copy". Prakasham Bridge. The Hindu. Archived from the original on 2012-03-21. Retrieved 2012-03-19. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  18. ^ "Second rail bridge over Mahanadi commissioned". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 27 July 2008. Archived from the original on 2012-11-10. Retrieved 2011-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  19. ^ "Second rail bridge over Mahanadi commissioned". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 27 July 2008. Archived from the original on 2012-11-10. Retrieved 2011-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  20. ^ "Pamban bridge to join elite club?". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 11 June 2007. Archived from the original on 2012-04-20. Retrieved 2011-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  21. ^ "Sharavati Bridge". Afcons Infrastructure Limited. Archived from the original on January 28, 2010. Retrieved 2012-01-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  22. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-04-08. Retrieved 2016-12-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  23. ^ Length is false given in newspaper article
  24. ^ "Rlys begins bridge renovation work". Times of India, Patna. 12 July 2010. Archived from the original on 2012-07-01. Retrieved 2011-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  25. ^ P.Dayaratnam (2000). Cable Stayed, Supported and Suspension Bridges. Yamuna Bridge at Allahabad/ Naini, Uttar Pradesh. ISBN 9788173712715.
  26. ^ The Bridges over the Orissa Rivers on the East Coast Extension of the Bengal-Nagpur Railway By William Thomas Clifford Beckett
  27. ^ P.Dayaratnam (2000). Cable Stayed, Supported and Suspension Bridges. Yamuna Bridge at Allahabad/ Naini, Uttar Pradesh. ISBN 9788173712715.
  28. ^ a b Syed Muthahar Saqaf (20 July 2011). "Bridges make major links". The Hindu. Retrieved 18 June 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  29. ^ "West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee opens development projects in Junglemahal". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  30. ^ "NHAI warns of possible collapse of Mahanadi bridge". The Odisha Diary, 4 March 2009. Archived from the original on 2013-06-30. Retrieved 2013-04-29. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  31. ^ "Second Narmada Bridge". Structurae. Retrieved 2011-07-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  32. ^ "India's 15 most amazing bridges". Prakasham Bridge. Rediff Business. Archived from the original on 2011-06-26. Retrieved 2011-11-01. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  33. ^ Network, N. F. N. "Ishwar Gupta Bridge Closed Again After Fresh Cracks". News from Nadia. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  34. ^ "New bridge over Teesta river ready". www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  35. ^ "Bridges: The Spectacular Feat of Indian Engineering By R.R.Bhandari" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2011-07-05.
  36. ^ "Sharavathi Bridge near Honnavar, Karnataka". Freyssinet Prestressed Concrete Company Ltd (FPCC). Archived from the original on 2014-01-07. Retrieved 2012-01-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  37. ^ "Airoli Bridge across Thane Creek". Afcons Infrastructure Limited. Archived from the original on 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2011-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  38. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-07-15. Retrieved 2013-02-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  39. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-07-15. Retrieved 2013-02-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  40. ^ "Bridges: The Spectacular Feat of Indian Engineering By R.R.Bhandari" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2011-07-05.
  41. ^ "Chamravattom RcB Opens".
  42. ^ "Famous Bridges of India – Nivedita Setu". India Travel News. Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2011-07-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  43. ^ R., Rajaram (9 March 2012). "Work on two rail bridges across Cauvery, Coleroon begins". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 2013-10-20. Retrieved 18 June 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  44. ^ "Second Hooghly Bridge". Structurae. Retrieved 2011-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  45. ^ "NH 17: preliminary notification issued for land acquisition". sfxkutam. Archived from the original on 2016-06-05. Retrieved 2012-11-20. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  46. ^ "Landmark Bridges of India". Project Monitor. Archived from the original on 2011-07-15. Retrieved 2011-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  47. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-07-15. Retrieved 2013-02-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  48. ^ "Durgam Cheruvu cable-stayed bridge to be ready by July- end". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 2020-05-18. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2020-10-05.CS1 maint: others (link)
  49. ^ "New Jajmau bridge has no streetlights". The Times of India. 24 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-01. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  50. ^ "Howrah Bridge". Structurae. Retrieved 2011-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)