In a serious connectivity enhance for the Northeast area, India’s longest highway bridge over a river is about to come back up between Assam and Meghalaya over the Brahmaputra river.
Nationwide Highways & Infrastructure Growth Company on Monday mentioned that Engineering and development large Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Ltd. has emerged because the lowest bidder at Rs 3,200 crore to assemble the 18-km-long strategic bridge.
The four-lane bridge would run over the Brahmaputra river on the Nationwide Freeway 127B from Dhubri in Assam to Phulbari in Meghalaya.
The bridge would cut back the gap between the 2 areas by about 203 kilometres.
“Larsen & Toubro has emerged as the lowest bidder for a Rs 3,200 crore four-lane road bridge across river Brahmaputra from Dhubri to Phulbari on NH 127B,” the NHIDCL official was quoted as saying by information company PTI.
The challenge is being financed by Japan Worldwide Cooperation Company (JICA), which can be financing the over 500-km lengthy bullet practice challenge between Mumbai and Ahmedabad.
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