Bridges of 14 KM over Brahmaputra connecting Dhubri in Assam – Phulbari in Meghalaya

New Delhi, December 04: Three bridges have been proposed for construction by the Government over the River Brahmaputra.  Consultancy services for the preparation of Detailed Project Reports (DPR) for these bridges have been awarded.

The detailed of these bridges are on the NH-127B this bridge will be contracted over the Brahmaputra connection between Dhubri in Assam and Phulbari in Meghalaya the length of this bridge is 14 Km the work has been entrusted to the NHIDCL and the status is under preparation.

The others two bridges are in Assam one is on the NH-52 and 37 connecting Between Gohpur on NH-52 and Numaligarh on NH-37, the others one is in NH-715 connection Between Kaupati and Rowta.

On the National Highway ,1026 km of National Highways in Assam have been approved for four-laning. Out of this ,12km is under implementation with State PWD, Assam, 649km with National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and 365km with National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL)

Four laning of roads from Numaligarh to Jhanji has been awarded by NHIDCL in two packages on EPC mode under which the concessionaire/contractor is responsible for maintenance works during construction.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply in Lok Sabha today


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