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  • 18 February, 2021

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Dhubri-Phulbari Bridge

Dhubri-Phulbari Bridge

  • A 19-km-long four-lane Bridge between Dhubri (Assam) and Phulbari (Meghalaya) over the river Brahmaputra on NH-127B will be constructed.
  • Once completed in 2028, it will be India's longest bridge.
  • This bridge will reduce travel time between Assam and Meghalaya by 6 hours, and distance to 19 km from 200 km.
  • Through this bridge, Assam and Meghalaya will have a direct connection with West Bengal.

It will provide a third alternative link to Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Barak valley region of Assam with the rest of the Country.

Source: ANI


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