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This is a list of all 6 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory for the country India. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of countries.
1877 (suspension bridge)
Punalur, Kerala, India (Kallada River)
Bridgemeister ID:415
Principals:Albert Henry
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Eyebar
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1
Side spans:2
Photo by Daniel Sebastian
1929 Lakshman Jhula
Rishikesh, India (Ganges River)
Bridgemeister ID:442
Structurae ID:0008018
Principals:P.H. Tillard
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
(footbridge)
Gokak, India (Ghataprabha River - Gokak Falls)
Bridgemeister ID:2219
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire
Notes
  • Completed late 1800's or early 1900's. Crosses the river just above Gokak Falls.
(suspension bridge)
Arunachal Pradesh, India
Bridgemeister ID:1038
Structurae ID:0007363
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:320f
(suspension bridge)
Tehri Dam vicinity, Uttarakhand, India (Bhilangana River)
Bridgemeister ID:2494
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Very large bridge (main span likely longer than 1,000f) spanning the reservoir formed behind Tehri Dam. Unclear if it is a footbridge, a pipeline bridge, or both.
Ram Jhula (Shivanand)
Rishikesh, India (Ganges River)
Bridgemeister ID:548
Structurae ID:0008017

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