New Yamuna Bridge

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New Yamuna Bridge
Coordinates 27°06′53″N 78°22′02″E / 27.1147°N 78.3673°E / 27.1147; 78.3673Coordinates: 27°06′53″N 78°22′02″E / 27.1147°N 78.3673°E / 27.1147; 78.3673
Carries 6 lanes, pedestrians and bicycles
Locale Allahabad, India
Official name New Yamuna Bridge
Characteristics
Design Cable-stayed bridge
Material Steel
Total length 1,510 metres (4,954 ft)
Width 250
Longest span 260 metres (853 ft)
History
Designer Hindustan Construction Company and Hyundai Engineering and Construction[1]
Construction start 2000
Construction end 2004

The New Yamuna Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge located in Allahabad[2][3][4] The bridge was constructed by the end of 2004 with the aim of minimizing the traffic over the Old Naini Bridge.[5] The bridge runs North-South across the Yamuna river connecting the city of Allahabad to its neighborhood of Naini. The construction was consulted by COWI A/S, a Danish consulting company. [5][6]

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The total length of the bridge is 1510 m with a longest span of 260m which is supported by a cable which stays in a concrete anchor bridges. [7]

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