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Gujarat Morbi Bridge collapse

At least 141 people have lost their lives because of the collapse of British era bridge in Morbi, Gujarat. While 177 people were saved, several others are missing. About “Jhulto Pul” suspension bridge “Jhulto Pul” is a pedestrian suspension bridge that was inaugurated in 1879 during the resign of Sir Waghji Ravaji, the Thakur Sahib ..

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Indian Bridge Management System

According to Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari, Union Government will framework a policy to know the age and condition of all the bridges in India. Highlights Ministry had prepared the Indian Bridge Management System for collecting information on all the bridges of the country. This decision was taken as there are ..

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Six Critical Bridges to be unveiled in Jammu and Kashmir

On July 9, 2020, the Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is to unveil six critical bridges in the Jammu and Kashmir region. The bridges were constructed by the Border Road Organization (BRO). Highlights The bridges were constructed at a cost of Rs 45 crores. They are 100-300 metres in length. The Defence Minister held a ..

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Bridge over Teesta River

The BRO or Border Roads Organisation recently unveiled a bridge, over River Teesta, connecting North Sikkim with the rest of the country. About the Bridge The bridge was constructed under the Project Swastik of BRO. It is a bailey suspension bridge that is 360 feet long. It was constructed in place of a 180 feet ..

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