Do you know which is the Longest Bridge in India? Bhupen Hazarika Setu also known as Dhola Sadiya Bridge is the longest bridge of 9150 meters constructed over Lohit river in Tinsukia (Assam).
This article will read about the Bridges of India. Candidates will get to know the longest Bridges in India and will also be able to download the list of longest bridges in India PDF comprising details of 85 bridges of India.
The topic bridges in India are important from a competitive exam point of view. Aspirants of various government exams such as SSc exam, RRB exam, Bank exam etc. might encounter questions related to bridges in India under the general awareness section of these examinations.
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The table below enlists the list of top 15 longest bridges in India, their length, rivers they are constructed over and the places they connect.
Apart from these, top 15 Longest Bridges in India, candidates can get the information on 85 important bridges of India by downloading the list of bridges in India PDf. The list of Bridges in India PDF is given at the top and bottom of the article.
|S.no.||Name and Place||Distance||Place||Opened||Connecting|
|1||Dhola Sadiya Bridge, Tinsukia, Assam||9.15 Km||Lohit River,||2017||Assam and Arunachal Pradesh|
|2||Dibang River Bridge||6.2 Km||Dibang River||2018||Arunachal Pradesh|
|3||Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Patna, Bihar||5.75 Km||Ganga||1982||South Patna to Hajipur|
|4||Bandra-Worli Sea Link (BWSL), Mumbai||5.57 Km||Mahim Bay||2009||Bandra to Worli (South Mumbai)|
|5||Bogibeel Bridge, Assam||4.94 Km||Brahmaputra River||2018||Dhemaji to Dibrugarh|
|6||Vikramshila Setu, Bhagalpur, Bihar||4.70 Km||Ganga||2001||Bhagalpur to Naugachia|
|7||Vembanad Rail Bridge, Kochi, Kerala||4.62 Km||Vembanad Lake||2011||Edappally to Vallarpadam|
|8||Digha–Sonpur Bridge, Patna, Bihar||4.55 Km||Ganga river||2016||Digha, Patna to Sonpur, Saran|
|9||Arrah–Chhapra Bridge, Saran, Bihar||4.35 Km||Ganga||2017||Arrah to Chhapra|
|10||Godavari Bridge, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh||4.13 Km||Godavari river||2015||Kovvur to Rajahmundry|
|11.||Munger Ganga Bridge, Bihar||3.75 Km||Ganges river||2020||Munger to Jamalpur|
|12.||Chahlari Ghat Bridge, Uttar Pradesh||3.25 Km||Ghagra river||2017||Bahraich to Sitapur|
|13.||Jawahar Setu, bihar||3.06 Km||Son river||1965||Dehri – Son nagar|
|14.||Nehru Setu, Bihar||3.05 Km||Son river||1900||Dehri – Son Nagar|
|15.||Koila Bhomora Setu, Assam||3.01 Km||Brahmaputra river||1987||Tezpur to Kaliabor|
Reference – [Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_longest_bridges_above_water_in_India]
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Bridges In India – Sample Question for General Awareness
To understand the relevance of topic Bridges in India in competitive exams, it is important to know the types of questions asked in the examination based on it.
Given below are sample question asked in the general awareness section of competitive exams for bridges in India:
Q.1. What is the length of the longest bridge in India?
- 9.57 km
- 9.20 km
- 9.15 km
- 9.51 km
Answer (3) 9.15 km
Q.2 What is the longest rail cum road bridge in India?
- Bogibeel Bridge
- Koila Bhomora setu
- Vembanad Rail Bridge
- Dibang River Bridge
Answer (1) Bogibeel Bridge
Q.3. Arrah-Chhapra Bridge is also known as?
- J.P Setu
- Veer Kunwar Singh Setu
- Vikramshila Setu
- None of the above
Answer (2) Veer Kunwar Singh Setu
Q.4. Which is the longest Railway bridge in India?
- Vikramshila Setu
- Koila Bhomora Setu
- Dhola Sadiya Bridge
- Vembanad Rail Bridge
Answer (4) Vembanad Rail Bridge
Q.5. What is the length of Sikand Bridge also known as Dibang River Bridge?
- 7.2 km
- 5.9 km
- 6.2 km
- 8.3 km
Answer (3) 6.2 km.
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