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The Indian Railways is developing the world’s tallest bridge pier in Manipur which is part of 111 km lengthy Jiribam-Imphal railway undertaking.

The bold undertaking in Manipur is a part of the 111 km lengthy Jiribam-Imphal railway line to attach the capital of Manipur with the broad gauge community of the nation.

The bridge, which is being constructed at a pier top of 141 metres, will surpass the present document of 139 meter of Mala – Rijeka viaduct, Montenegro in Europe.

“With the completion of the undertaking, the 111 km of distance will probably be lined in 2-2.5 hours. Presently, the gap between Jiribam-Imphal (NH-37) is 220 km, which took about 10-12 hours of travelling. After the development, the bridge crossing Noney valley will turn into the world’s highest pier bridge,” Sandeep Sharma, Chief Engineer of the undertaking informed ANI.

Railway bridge pier of the Jiribam-Imphal railway project in Imphal, Manipur.(ANI)
Railway bridge pier of the Jiribam-Imphal railway undertaking in Imphal, Manipur.(ANI)

The Indian Railways is developing the world’s tallest bridge pier in Manipur which is part of 111 km lengthy Jiribam-Imphal railway undertaking.

The bold undertaking in Manipur is a part of the 111 km lengthy Jiribam-Imphal railway line to attach the capital of Manipur with the broad gauge community of the nation.

The bridge, which is being constructed at a pier top of 141 metres, will surpass the present document of 139 meter of Mala – Rijeka viaduct, Montenegro in Europe.

“With the completion of the undertaking, the 111 km of distance will probably be lined in 2-2.5 hours. Presently, the gap between Jiribam-Imphal (NH-37) is 220 km, which took about 10-12 hours of travelling. After the development, the bridge crossing Noney valley will turn into the world’s highest pier bridge,” Sandeep Sharma, Chief Engineer of the undertaking informed ANI.

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He additional stated that the work on the bridge will probably be accomplished by December 2023.

“The primary part which extends for 12 km has already been commissioned. practically 98 per cent of the work is full on the second part and by February 2022, it will likely be prepared. The third part from Khongsang to Tupul will probably be accomplished by November 2022. The fourth and the final part of the bridge which extends from Tupul to Imphal valley, will probably be accomplished by December 2023,” he stated.

The official additionally knowledgeable that the 111 km undertaking consists of 61 per cent of tunnels.

In line with the Chief Engineer, the full anticipated price of the bridge is 374 crore.

Talking concerning the hurdles which are being confronted within the building of the bridge, Sharma stated, “Landslides typically happen on NH-37 throughout monsoon, which is the one path to this place. From April to October, there’s immense rainfall right here. Throughout that point, it’s troublesome to work right here. There are additionally some issues associated to insurgency, which creates an issue generally.” 



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