12 Absolutely Stunning Cable-stayed Bridges Of India

Cable-stayed bridges are designed and constructed with one or more towers called pylons, From these towers cables support the bridge deck. There are few variations such as Extradosed bridge, Cantilever spar cable-stayed bridge, Multiple-span cable-stayed bridge and Cable-stayed cradle-system bridge.

Sudarshan Setu, Dwarka


Sudarshan Setu is one of the longest cable-stayed bridge with a total length of the bridge is 2,320 metres. The bridge connecting the Beyt Dwarka island in the Gulf of Kutch and Okha, hence known as Okha–Beyt Dwarka Signature Bridge.

Third Mandovi Bridge/Atal Setu, Goa


Third Mandovi Bridge is known as Atal Setu carries National Highway 66 over Mandovi River between Panaji and Porvorim. Atal Setu is 5.1 km long cable-stayed bridge in Goa and third longest cable-stayed bridge in India.

New Zuari Bridge/Manohar Setu, Goa


New Zuari Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge commonly known as Manohar Setu is the second longest cable-stayed bridge in India and the project was under the control of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).

3rd Narmada Bridge/New Narmada Bridge, Bharuch


New Narmada Bridge is known as 3rd Narmada Bridge at Bharuch over river Narmada, A extradosed bridge with the longest spans in India and part of the six laning project of a section of NH-8 between Vadodara and Surat.

Kota Chambal Bridge, Kota


Kota Chambal Bridge is a part of the Kota Bypass located outskirts of the city over the Chambal river in Rajasthan. The cable-stayed bridge is an Iconic Engineering Marvel and around 60-metre-high from the surface.

Atal Setu, Jammu and Kashmir

Atal Setu on the Ravi river in Jammu and Kashmir was constructed by the Border Roads Organization and named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The cable-stayed bridge improve connectivity to Jammu and Kashmir with other states of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh.

Durgam Cheruvu Bridge, Hyderabad

Durgam Cheruvu Bridge is a extradosed bridge located in Jubilee Hills of Hyderabad, The cable-suspension bridge is the longest bridge in Hyderabad with 2 pillars holding the cables and were opened in June 2020.

Bandra–Worli Sea Link, Mumbai


Bandra–Worli Sea Link is the most popular cable-stayed bridge in Mumbai built by the Hindustan Construction Company. The sea-link is part of the Western Freeway and is not accessible to pedestrians,Two-wheeled cycles and three-wheeled vehicles.

Vidyasagar Setu/Second Hooghly Bridge

Second Hooghly Bridge over the Hooghly river is a cable-stayed bridge and one of the longest in India by length 822.96 metres. Vidyasagar Setu is a toll bridge that facilitate easy flow of traffic.

New Yamuna Bridge, Prayagraj

New Yamuna Bridge in Prayagraj across the Yamuna river connect Naini to Allahabad, A cable-stayed bridge completed in 2004 with total length 1,510 metres and supported by a cables.

Signature Bridge, Delhi

Signature Bridge is the tallest structure in Delhi by height of 165 metres, connecting Wazirabad to East Delhi and is a cantilever spar cable-stayed bridge – type of Cable-stayed bridge over Yamuna river.

Raja Bhoj Setu, Bhopal

Raja Bhoj Setu is a cable-stayed bridge connecting Kamla Park with VIP road in Bhoapl. The bridge is a new landmark of the city named as Raja Bhoj Setu after the king of Bhoja from Paramara dynasty.

Ram Jhula, Nagpur


Ram Jhula is a cable-stayed bridge in Nagpur over the railway tracks of Nagpur Junction railway station. The bridge provide a spectacular view of the city and proximity of Nagpur Railway Station.

There are more Cable-stayed Bridges in India, completed and under construction such as Kacchi Dargah–Bidupur Bridge,Versova–Bandra Sea Link, Krishnarajapuram bridge,Akkar Bridge Sikkim, Anji Khad Bridge and Nivedita Setu over Hooghly river connecting Howrah with Kolkata.

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