Situated in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Official Name – Rajiv Gandhi SEA Link.
DESIGN- Cable stayed Bridge.
Steel – Pre- stressed.
Total Length = 5.6km.
Width- 40 meter.
Height – 126 meter.
Opened – 30 June 2009.
Deck are supported by cables.
This Bridge can with
stand earthquake up to 8.0
This bridge longest highway bridge as well as largest bridge
Marine geology underneath the bridge consist of
basalt, volcanic tuffs and breccias with some interappen
4 Lane Bridge.
Situated in Japan.
Six lane roadway.
Design- suspension bridge.
Total height = 282.8m.
Total length = 3911m.
Span length = 1991m.
Opened in 15th April 1998.
This bridge also Known as PEAR BRIDGE.
Design with two hinged stiffening grider – allows
strength to withstand wind of 286km/h
earthquake upto 8.5 richter scale.
Bridge contains pendulum that are designed to operate at the
resonance frequency of the bridge to dropen force.
Situated in India, Jammu-Kashmir.
Crosses Chenab river.
Design – Arch Bridge.
Material – Steel & concrete.
Total length = 1263m.
Height = 359m.
No. of Span= 17.
Have to be completed in Dec.-2009
but due to some reason work stopped &
now expected to completed in 2015.
Situated in Shanghai, China.
The walk way is 5.5M. HIGH.
( can fit 15 people walking
side by side.)
Large scale circular bridge
cables pedestrians to avoid
Consists of numerous escala-
tor stairway for entrance &
Situated in Allahabad , UP.
Carrier – 6 Lanes highway
with pedestrain .
Design – Cable stayed bridge.
Aim- to minimize traffic over
mc old nani bridge.
Bridge runs across Yamuna
river connecting the city
Allahabad to neighbour
Construction begains from 2000 to end in 2004.
Designer- Hindustan Construction Company .
Material – Steel.
Total Length – 1501 M.
Width – 250 M.
Longest span – 260M.
Situated in Kolkata West- Bengal.
Carries – Two way with 3 general purpose lanes in each
Crosses – Ganga river.
Design – Cable Stayed Bridge.
Total length – 8922.96m
Width – 35 m.
Longest span – 457.2 m.
Opened in 10th October ,1992 .
It is also known as second Ho0ghly Bridge.
Longest cable stayed bridge in India and one of the longest
The bridge is used by 30,000 vehicle daily.
Considerably less than the capacity of 85,000.
Took 22 years to complete in which seven of years
have construction activity.
Situated in west Bengal.
Cantilever Bridge with
suspended span over
Official name – Rabindra
Carries – 8 lanes highway
Crosses – Hooghly Rive.
Designer – Randel & Palmer.
Material – Steel.
Total Length- 705 M.
Design – Suspension type balanced cantilever & truss
Width – 30m.
Height – 82m.
Longest span – 457.2m.
Constructed by – Cleveland
Bridge & Engineering Company.
Constructed in 1942.
Daily traffic – 1,00,000 vehicles
& 1,50,000 pedestrains.
Sixth Longest Bridge of its
type in World.
Situated in San Francisco, California, US.
Design – Suspension, truss Arch & truss cause.
Material – Steel.
Total length – 27KM.
Width – 27.4 M.
Height – 227.4 M.
Longest Span – 1280.2M.
Bridge cross over Pacific ocean .
It has been declared one of wonders of the Modern
world by The “American Society of Civil ENGINEER”
Bridge – 6 lane HIGHWAY.
Golden gate bridge – second most common suicide site
in the world after Nanjng Yangzi River Bridge.
Longest Suspension bridge main Span in the world
Allowable Speed has been reduced from (89KM/H)
to ( 72 KM/H)
Situated in China.
496 metres high.
4 lane road way.
World’s highest Bridge.
Completed in 2009,
Opened in 15th Nov.
High way bridge.
Expected to be the world’s highest rail bridge.
Situated in Sydney , Australia .
Design - Arch Bridge.
Carries – Train , Motor
Total Length = 1149M.
Width = 49M.
Height = 134M.
Longest Span = 503M.
Constructed From = 28 July
1923 to 19 July 1932
Completely Steel arch bridge.
Nickname – Coathanger, because of its Arch –based
Large steel pins are used at the end of the ARCH.
allowing it to rotate to accommodate expansion and
contraction caused by change in temperature and
avoiding stresses, cause damage.
Total weight of steel work of the bridge including the
arch span 52,300 tones, with arch itself weight 39,000
Situated in India , Rameshwaram, Tamilnadu.
Official Name – Annat Indira Gandhi Bridge.
Design – Cantilevel Bridge.
Refer to both road bridge & cantilever railway bridge.
India's first Sea bridge.
It is 2nd Longest bridge in India (after bandra-worli-
rail bridge resting on concrete piers.
Have double leaf bas cule section midway, can be
raised to let ships & barges pass through it.