Top 5 Longest Bridge in India

Bridges at the connection medium between two places, it is one of the most important infrastructures used all over each and every part of the world. Most of the best structures of bridges above water along with railway bridges are available in India. In this article we will discuss those longest bridges available in India which makes it easier to get connected with other cities.

Top 5 Longest Bridge in India

These are the currently available longest bridges in India. These infrastructures make it easier for different states to get connected with each other. We have provided the details along with the top five prizes in India with proper measurement.

Bhupen Hazarika Setu (Assam)

Bhupen Hazarika Setu

Previously, this Bridge was known as Dhola-Sadiya Bridge, later on, it was renamed to Bhupen Hazarika Setu. This bridge is basically a beam Bridge, and it is connecting Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. This bridge is covering the Lohit river and Brahmaputra river. It is around 9.15 kilometers and this is the longest bridge in India. There is another Bridge under construction which will be the longest bridge, the estimated measurement of that particular Bridge will be around 9.76 km.

Dibang River Bridge (Arunachal Pradesh)

This Bridge is commonly known as Sikang river bridge, as because it is situated over the Sikang river. This Bridge is located in then part of the Arunachal Pradesh state in India.

This bridge is having strategic importance in Indian defense service to combat against Anti National activities. The estimated length of this bridges around 6.2 km, currently the second-largest bridge available in India.

Mahatma Gandhi Setu (Bihar)

This site is commonly known as Gandhi Setu and Ganga Setu, and having the length of around 5.7 kilometers. This Bridge is situated on the Ganges river connecting the Patna and Hajipur in Bihar state.

The third longest bridge in India which was inaugurated in the year of 1982 by the Prime Minister Mrs Indira Gandhi.  Estimated expenditure for constructing this bridge was around ₹87.22 Crores at that time in India.

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Bandra-Worli Sea Link (Maharashtra)

Bandra-Worli Sea Link

This Bridge is officially known as Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link, this is a cable-stayed bridge with concrete Steel construction. The length of the bridge is around 5.6 kilometers and it is having four lanes of traffic in each direction. This Bridge was opened for public on 30th June 2009, and the complete was opened on 24th March 2010.

Bogibeel Bridge (Assam)

Bogibeel Bridge

This is a combined road and rail bridge which is situated over the Brahmaputra river in the state of Assam. Length of the bridge is 4.94 kilometers and it took around 200 months to complete and it was started in the year of 2002. This Bridge was inaugurated on 25th December 2008 on the occasion of good governance day.

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