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Vidyasagar Setu

Second Hooghly River Bridge in Calcutta, India.

General Information

Structural Type: Cable-stayed bridge
cable geometry:
Cable-stayed bridge with fan system
Function / usage: Road bridge
Other name(s): Second Hooghly Bridge
Built: 1978 - 1993
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal, India, Asia
  • Hooghly River

Technical Information


main span 457.20 m
length of side spans 2 x 182.88 m
deck deck width 35.00 m
pylon pylon height 127.62 m


deck composite steel-reinforced concrete
pylons steel

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000305
Created: 10/06/1999
Last Updated: 29/07/2014