New Yamuna Bridge

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New Yamuna Bridge
Naini Bridge @ Allahabad.jpg
Coordinates27°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
Carries4 lanes, pedestrians and bicycles
LocalePrayagraj, India
Official nameThe New Yamuna Bridge
DesignCable-stayed bridge
Total length1,510 metres (4,954 ft)
Longest span260 metres (853 ft)
DesignerHindustan Construction Company and Hyundai Engineering and Construction[1]
Construction start2000
Construction end2004

The New Yamuna Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge located in Prayagraj[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 Prayagraj to its neighborhood of Naini. The construction was consulted by COWI A/S, a Danish consulting company. Main construction was done by Hyundai and was successfully completed in 2004[5][6].


Bridge Specifications[edit]

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]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "New Yamuna Bridge, Allahabad – Attraction View".[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Dayaratnam, P.; Indian Institution of Bridge Engineers (2000). International Conference on Suspension, Cable Supported, and Cable Stayed Bridges: November 19-21, 1999, Hyderabad. Universities Press (India) Limited. p. 204. ISBN 9788173712715. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  3. ^ "India's 15 most amazing bridges - Business". Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  4. ^
  5. ^ a b "MAURER AG - Home -" (PDF).
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  7. ^ International Conference on Suspension, Cable Supported, and Cable Stayed, page no 204-205