It is a great moment for the country that in a few months the civil work on India’s longest road-railway bridge would be completed by July 2018 and it would be inaugurated by PM Modi .
The length is around 4.94 km .
It connects Dibrugarh in Assam to Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh .
The civil work of the bridge would be reportedly completed by July 2018.
Further on , Another two months would be needed to complete other electrical and signalling work .
Bogibeel bridge will also be the second longest bridge in Asia.
It is 32 metres above the water level of the Brahmaputra .
Though approved in 1996, construction of the bridge was initiated by the first BJP-led NDA government in 2002 & The Congress-led UPA government had declared it a national project in 2007.
Image Credit: Vikramjit Kakati
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