Dhubri-Phulbari Bridge Over Brahmaputra
2018-12-13 Announcements Construction Eastern India
The DPR for construction of Dhubri-Phulbari Bridge over river Brahmaputra has been finalized. The proposal is in the process of being evaluated by the Public Investment Board (PIB). As it is a 20 Km long bridge project with a navigational span of 12.625 Km, a detailed investigation of soil and hydrology of the area was required to be carried out before finalization of the DPR. The project is being funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and loan agreement has been signed in October 2018. Construction of the bridge is scheduled to be taken up during the financial year 2019-2020. This information was given by Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in reply to a question in the Lok Sabha.