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World’s Tallest Pier Bridge

Indian Railway Constructing World’s Tallest Pier Bridge in Manipur –

Indian Railways Constructing World's Tallest Pier Bridge in Manipur
 Image Source – Google – Prabin Kalita

The ambitious design of the Railway in Manipur is part of the Jiribam-Imphal Railway line, which eventually is part of a new broad hand apex being constructed to connect the northeastern state with the rest of the country.

The Indian Railway is constructing the world’s altitudinous pier bridge across swash Ijai in Manipur, in its trouble to give connectivity to colorful corridor of the country, especially in the remote areas of the North-Eastern state of India.

It’s located at the hilly terrain of Marangching village in Noney quarter, about 65 km west of Imphal.

About World’s Tallest Pier Bridge in Manipur –

The bridge which is being constructed across river Ijai near Noney is an engineering marvel because the tallest pier height will be of 141 meter. The total length of the Manipur bridge will be 703 metres.

Once completed, the project will enable passengers to cover 111 km of distance in 2-2.5 hrs.

The total estimated cost of the railway bridge is Rs.280 crore, while the scheduled target to complete the project is March 2022.

The piers of the bridge are constructed using hydraulic augers, the tall piers needed specially designed “slip-form technique” to ensure efficient and continual construction.

 Pier bridge in Montenegro in Europe –
pier bridge in Montenegro in Europe
  Image Source – Google – worldaholic

Currently, the tallest pier bridge record is held by 139 metre high built at Montenegro in Europe.

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