Howrah Bridge or Rabindra setu

Some Pictures I took from the bus, on my way home from Howrah station.




Howrah Bridge or Rabindra Setu.

Details
Built 1937—1943
Location Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Current status In use
Crosses Hooghly river
Type Balanced Cantilever Suspension
Usage Road bridge
Daily Traffic 150,000 vehicles, 4,000,000 pedestrians
Builders
* Rendel Palmer & Tritton
* Cleveland Bridge & Engineering Co. Ltd

Material Steel
Tower height 82 m
Number of spans 3
Length of spans 99.125 m

457.50 m 99.125 m
Length of drop-in span 172.02 m

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