Minister for Road Transport and Highways ShriNitinGadkari has said the
project for the construction & maintenance of a Cable Stayed Bridge across
River Chambal on Kota Bypass on NH-76 of East-West Corridor in Rajasthan is
Govt working round the clock to
series of tweets he said Government under the visionary leadership of Prime
Minister ShriNarendraModi is working round the clock to enhance infrastructure
in our country.
said the 1.4 Km long Cable-Stayed Bridge across Chambal river was built with a
total CAPEX of approximately Rs. 214 Crore and inaugurated in 2017 by the Prime
The bridge is the part of Kota Bypass
and part of the East-West corridor
the bridge is the part of Kota Bypass and part of the East-West corridor from
Porbander (Gujrat) to Silcher (Assam).The bridge comes with a state-of-the art
system such as-capable of handling extreme traffic-jam situations and is built
to handle heavy rains, winds, 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, he added.
Minister said to prevent disturbance to wildlife, a 7.5 m Noise Barrier with
approx. 70% visibility in 700 m length on both side of the bridge has been
the project has not only benefitted residents of Hadoti region of Rajasthan but
has also contributed to reducing the traffic congestion in Kota city.