Otro: Rajendra Pul, Mokama Bridge
Récord: 2000 m.
Localización: Across the Ganges was the first bridge to link North Bihar and South Bihar near Maranchi
The Rajendra Setu Bridge is also referred to as the Rajendra Pul and also by the name of Mokama Bridge. The bridge has been built across the river Ganges. It was one of the first bridges of its kind which was built to connect North Bihar and South Bihar.
Being a road-cum-rail bridge, it is located near Mokama in Patna district. The bridge was commissioned by Dr. Rajendra Prasad, President of India. Its total distance is about kilometers or about 1.2 miles long. The bridge is able to carry a two lane road along with a double line railway track. It was opened to the public in the year 1959.
The bridge is considered to be a four-lane road bridge which runs through NH 31, parallel to the existing rail and Road Bridge. Being one of the oldest Rail and Road Bridge which has been built by Vishwasharya it connects North and south Bihar. The bridge is also known also known as Simariya or Mokama Bridge, Rajendra Pul or Rajendra Setu.
The Rajendra Setu on the river Ganga links Begusarai to Patna Districts at Mokama. In all, 18 stations are there in this district. The interior parts of the district are connected with many of the other main roads. The National Highways 28 and 31 connect this district to other parts of the country. The bridge is considered to be one of the longest span pre-stressed concrete arch bridges in Asia.
Rajendra Setu (Hindi: राजेन्द्र सेतु) (also known as Rajendra Pul and Mokama Bridge) across the Ganges was the first bridge to link North Bihar and South Bihar.
The road-cum-rail bridge near Maranchi in Patna district was inaugurated by Dr. Rajendra Prasad, President of India. Construction of the bridge executed by The Braithwaite Burn & Jessop Construction Company Limited. It is about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) long and carries a two lane road and a single line railway track. It was opened in 1959.
A four-lane road bridge, carrying NH 31, parallel to the existing rail and road bridge, has been planned.
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