Chenab Bridge: Ultimate Detailed Guide


Detailed guide by Civil Experience

Chenab Bridge Information

The Chenab Bridge is a steel and concrete arch bridge between Bakkal and Kauri in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, India.

Chenab Bridge Information

The Chenab Rail Bridge is the tallest rail bridge in the world, spanning the Chenab River at a height of 359 meters (1,178 feet) above the water.

Key Point Regarding Chenab Bridge

–> Deck height: 359 m (1,178 ft) above river bed; 322 m over river surface (1,056 ft) –> 1,315 m (4,314 ft) is the length of the bridge, including the 650 m (2,130 ft) viaduct on the northern side. –> Arch span: 467 m (1,532 ft) –> Arch length: 480 m (1,570 ft)

Design Consideration

Limit state philosophy of design

Computation of wind load effects as per wind tunnel test

Blast resistant design used

Design checking for fatigue as per BS code

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Who is Constructing Chenab bridge?

AFCONS Construction Company