Rehabilitation of old bridges on NHs

Infrastructure-in-noidaBy Accommodation Times Bureau

There are 23 bridges on National Highways which are over 100 years old, out of which 2 bridges at Km 143.800 on NH-19 in the State of Bihar and at Km 266.370 on NH-228 in the State of Gujarat require rehabilitation and major maintenance and other bridges require only minor and routine maintenance.

As per the condition survey conducted till date various defects and distress has been noticed in several bridges. The State-wise number of 6716 such bridges requiring minor, major repair and rehabilitation are as follows:-

S.No.

Name of State

Number of Bridges

1

Jammu & Kashmir

156

Himachal Pradesh

85

Chandigarh

0

Haryana

59

Punjab

59

2

Uttarakhand

154

3

Uttar Pradesh

224

Delhi

0

4

Rajasthan

599

5

Bihar

1410

6

West Bengal

247

Andaman Nicobar

0

7

Odisha

789

8

Jharkhand

47

9

Andhra Pradesh

473

Telengana

289

10

Gujarat

239

11

Madhya Pradesh

153

12

Chhattisgarh

141

13

Tamil Nadu

9

Puducherry

0

14

Karnataka

225

15

Maharashtra

856

16

Kerala

202

17

Assam

99

Manipur

18

Meghalaya

81

Mizoram

25

Nagaland

25

 Sikkim

20

Tripura

1

18

Arunachal Pradesh

31

Total

6716

 

 





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