Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Akkar Bridge India's first Cable-stayed concrete bridge


-->Akkar Bridge at Jorethang, South Sikkim that flows over Rangit River is the India's first Cable-stayed concrete bridge. Designed by Bergermann and Partner, Stuttgart was completed in 1989.  Materials used are steel for cables and concrete in rest of the structure. Its length spans 2 x 77 m, deck width 11.10 m and its pylon height 54.60 m.