India's longest steel bridge on Manali-Leh roadway to open soon

Published 2 weeks ago

In the wake of opening the Atal Tunnel for public traffic a weekend ago, Himachal Pradesh is currently prepared to initiate the longest scaffold on the Manali-Leh thruway this month. Other than improving the progression of traffic, the new extension, Barsi Bridge, is relied upon to demonstrate support in expanded burden conveying capacity. 

The extension, crossing 360 m, took around 10 years to be prepared for use. The troubles emerged during the development as troublesome landscape, restricted working season, and severe climate because of the winter season. 

Barsi Bridge runs over the Bhaga waterway at Darcha and is the second-longest extension in the nation; the first being Col Chewang Rinchen Setu on Shyok stream, en route world's most elevated landing ground in Ladakh at Daulat Beg Oldie. Darcha is situated in the Lahaul area, around 33 km in front of Keylong, at a stature of 11020 ft. It is the keep going lasting settlement on this course in the state. 

News has it that the extension is a steel bracket structure, and has a heap bearing superstructure made of an inflexible gathering of steel radiates. The extension has projections on both the closures and moreover, the length is held by five wharves rising up out of the waterway bed. 

The task has been refined by 70 Road Construction Company of the Border Roads Organization (BRO) that has additionally developed the 100 m steel support connect that interfaces the north entryway of the Atal Tunnel under the Rohtang Pass.

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