Source: Rajasthan Patrika (28-Aug-2017), Dainik Bhaskar (29-Aug-2017) Photos Source ( Dainik Bhaskar and Klipinterest Readers )

Kota Hanging Bridge, a piece of architectural beauty, now in the map of India

 

About KOTA Hanging Bridge

  • The project is being sponsored by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
  • This beautiful bridge is a collective work of Hyundai Engineering Private Limited of South Korea & Gammon India.
  • This bridge is cable-stayed with single plain suspension with the main span of 350 metres and lateral spans of 175 metres on either side of the bridge.
  • The bridge is around 60-metre-high from the surface of the Chambal River.
  • Its construction first started in the year 2007.
  • The construction got delayed because of an accident that took place on 24th December, 2009. The front portion of the bridge at one side broke down and around 48 people including workers and engineers lost their lives.
  • Kota Hanging Bridge will provide its first ever bypass facility to Kota City.
  • This Hanging Bridge is a resemblance of MILLAU VIADUCT BRIDGE in France.

How Kota will be benefited

1. Presently the vehicles going from Jaipur to Baran have to take the route of Badgaon to Chambal Bridge and then passing from Antaghar Choraha. But now, all the vehicles will be passing from Hanging Bridge.2. If you are travelling from Rawatbhata to Jhalawar Road, you will be saved from travelling extra 16kms after the start of Hanging Bridge.3. The traffic of Jaipur-Jabalpur Highway presently passes from inside the city, but now the traffic will pass from Hanging Bridge & no heavy vehicles will be entering the city premises.4. Kota Hanging

2. If you are travelling from Rawatbhata to Jhalawar Road, you will be saved from travelling extra 16kms after the start of Hanging Bridge.

3. The traffic of Jaipur-Jabalpur Highway presently passes from inside the city, but now the traffic will pass from Hanging Bridge & no heavy vehicles will be entering the city premises.4. Kota Hanging

4. Kota Hanging Bridge, will also be a tourist spot. It will be an attraction for many tourists who will come to witness its architecture, greenery of Ghadiyal Sanctuary & enjoy boating in Chambal River.5. For Camera lovers,

5. For Camera lovers, Hanging bridge will prove to be a good subject for polishing their photography skills.6. The bypass facility that this bridge would be

6. The bypass facility that this bridge would be providing will help in making our Kota City road accident free.


Snapshot of Kota HANGING BRIDGE

 


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