New bridge over Ganga to chop down distance between Lucknow-Chitrakoot | Allahabad Information


Prayagraj: Excellent news awaits commuters travelling between state capital Lucknow and Chitrakoot or in direction of Madhya Pradesh through Prayagraj. Following a brand new bridge developing over river Ganga, becoming a member of Kareti ghat of Kunda Pratapgrah and Shahzadpur of Kaushambi district would cut back the travelling distance by round 50 km.
After the commissioning of this new bridge, being constructed by UP state bridge company and based mostly on the German know-how of cable-stay bridge, the commuters can be saving round one hour of their journey time. Presently, these travelling in direction of Chitrakoot or MP from the state capital or from Raebareli and Pratapgrah should cross river Ganga both on the previous bridge close to Kade Dham (which joins the GT highway at Saini) or they’ve to come back all the best way as much as Prayagraj and cross Phaphamau whereas shifting in direction of MP and Chitrakoot from Naini.
Nonetheless, now after this new bridge, which is round 90% full, the commuters would have the ability to save round 50km of distance and thereby lowering the journey time. For accessing the bridge, the commuters must comply with the highway in direction of Kareti ghat (from the by-pass close to Kunda on Prayagraj-Lucknow freeway), cross Ganga by the upcoming bridge and the highway would carry them straight to Shahzadpur at Kaushambi. From there, the highway in direction of Chitrakoot through Muratganj must be adopted. Visitors is predicted to begin on the brand new bridge by the top of December.
“The federal government had permitted the development of this 1272 meters lengthy bridge over river Ganges, between Kareti Ghat to Shahzadpur, in July 2019 and the development of the bridge was undertaken by us and now the bridge is nearly 94% full,” stated the challenge director, Subhash Pratap Bagri.
Round Rs 248 crore was spent on the development of this bridge. Like the brand new bridge over river Yamuna at Prayagraj, this bridge is constructed within the type of an Extradosed cable-stay bridge of German know-how. The bridge is supported over 13 pillars.
Though there was some delay within the development of the bridge because of the first and second wave of the pandemic and the work had come to a standstill for a number of days however nonetheless, the company has made up the misplaced time and managed to minimise the delay by simply a few months.
The bridge would additionally come as a boon for denizens of the Sangam metropolis who keep within the metropolis west. This bridge would cut back the space between Prayagraj-Lucknow by round 50km as they don’t should journey all the best way to Phaphamau to go in direction of Lucknow or Raebareli. Quite, they’d now should go in direction of Bharwari and Shahzadpur and cross Ganga to achieve the Kunda by-pass and transfer in direction of Lucknow.



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