Yamuna Bridge

Yamuna Bridge, Naini-Allahabad


Location: Allahabad, India

Design: Cable-stayed Bridge, 3.9 km long

Client: National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)

Consulting Engineers: KOWI-SPAN/NHAI JV

Designer & Contractor: HCC & Hyundai JV

This project involves the construction of a 630 m cable-stayed bridge across river Yamuna, a 3.9 km long approach along the new alignment of NH 27 and an under pass at the crossing of proposed road alignment with the existing railway line. This cable-stayed bridge is India’s biggest bridge of its kind. It links Allahabad and NH27. The total length of the bridge is 1510 m with a longest span of 260m which is supported by cables and concrete anchor bridges.

Encardio-rite supplied a number of sensors for monitoring of the project during the construction of the bridge.