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Earthquake Memorial Bridge

General Information

Other name(s): Naluchi Bridge
Beginning of works: 2009
Completion: August 2014
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Extradosed bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Prestressed concrete bridge


Location: ,
Location description:

Across Jhelum river

Coordinates: 34° 20' 52.75" N    73° 27' 49.28" E
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Technical Information


main span 123 m
total length 246 m
deck deck width 15.60 m


superstructure prestressed concrete
pylons reinforced concrete
pier reinforced concrete

Excerpt from Wikipedia

Earthquake Memorial Bridge is a 474 meter long extradosed bridge in Muzaffarabad connecting Naluchi and Chattar on the banks of Jhelum River. The bridge, costing over Rs. 1.5 billion, was funded by Japan Bank for International Cooperation and was completed on August, 2014 after meeting delays. It features two lanes and sidewalks on either side. The bridge is 15 meters wide in total.

Text imported from Wikipedia article "Earthquake Memorial Bridge" and modified on 13 September 2020 according to the CC-BY-SA 3.0 license.



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Relevant Publications

  • Schlaich, Mike / Apitz, Andreas / Duclos, Thierry / Kasuga, Akio / Romo Martín, José / Montens, Serge / Sankaralingam, Chithambaram / Sobrino, Juan (2019): Extradosed Bridges. International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering, Zurich (Switzerland), ISBN 978-3-85748-168-0, pp. 133.
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