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Signature Bridge - Delhi, India

Signature Bridge: 

The most iconic structure in India, a bridge in Delhi called Signature Bridge, is the first asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge in India. The pylon of this bridge is also the tallest structure in Delhi which measures twice the height of Qutb Minar with 154 meters high viewing box is made for attracting visitors. The main purpose of the bridge is to reduce the travel time from North to North East Delhi.
Signature Bridge - Delhi, India
The construction of the bridge started in the year 2004 and was inaugurated in the year 2018. The highest point on the bridge is 154 meters high and it spans 575 meters over the Yamuna river. The Bridge is portrayed as a symbol of modern India. This is an 8 lane carriageway bridge and the pylon weighs 5800 tonnes and the bridge deck weighs 7400 tonnes with total bridge foundations of 22 of which 6 are open and 16 are closed. The structure is also designed as such it looks some one is joining hands for "Namaste".


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