Dhubri-Phulbari bridge Current Affairs, GK & News
Dhubri-Phulbari bridge is a 19-km long four lane bridge that is to be built across River Brahmaputra. It will connect Dhubri in Assam and Phulbari in Meghalaya. Upon completion, it will be the longest bridge in India. The estimated cost of this project is Rs.4,997 crore. It was approved in February 2019 and its work was awarded in November last year. It is expected to be completed by 2028.
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually launch ‘Mahabahu-Brahmaputra’ initiative in Assam on February 18, 2021. Highlights He will lay the foundation stone for the Dhubri Phulbari bridge. PM will also perform the bhumi pujan for the construction of Majuli Bridge in Assam. PM while announcing the details stated that, it will be a landmark ..
The Bogibeel Bridge is a combined road and rail bridge over the Brahmaputra River in Assam, which is expected to complete at the end of 2018. Sited about 17 km downstream of Dibrugarh town, the 4.94km bridge will facilitate road and rail connectivity between the north and south banks of the Brahmaputra in the eastern ..
Topics: Arunachal Pradesh • Assam • Bogibeel Bridge • Brahmaputra River • Dhola • Dhubri-Phulbari bridge • Dibrugarh • Dibrugarh district • Rivers • States and union territories of India • Territorial disputes of China