A new cable-stayed bridge has been constructed on River Chambal to ease the traffic congestion in Rajasthan’s Kota city. The bridge is a 1.5 Km long stretch across River Chambal on Kota Bypass on NH-76 of the East-West Corridor in Rajasthan. It is also a part of the Kota Bypass and part of the East-West corridor from Porbander in Gujarat to Silchar in Assam. Union minister, Nitin Gadkari took to his official Twitter account to announce the completion of this bridge.
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— Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) June 13, 2022
Facts About The New Cable-Stayed Bridge On River Chambal
Gadkari also pointed out quoted many facts about the new cable-stayed bridge in Rajasthan.
- The bridge comes with a state-of-the-art system such as-capable of handling extreme traffic-jam situations.
- The bridge is built to handle heavy rains, winds, and storms and is even equipped with earthquake notification which is sent to the control room of the bridge.
- The cables of the bridge are aerodynamic in nature and have the ability to be neutral in stormy winds.
- To prevent disturbance to wildlife, a 7.5 m Noise Barrier with approx 70% visibility in 700 m length on both sides of the bridge has been installed.
- The Cable bridge was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra in 2017.
- A total expenditure of ₹214 crores has been spent on the construction of this bridge.
Reduction Of Traffic Congestion In The Kota City
Gadkari said, ‘The project has not only benefitted residents of the Hadoti region of Rajasthan but has also contributed to reducing the traffic congestion in Kota city.’