PM to Inaugurate Pedestrian-only ‘Atal Bridge’ on Sabarmati River Today

Final Up to date: August 27, 2022, 00:26 IST

Other than pedestrians, cyclists may use this bridge to cross the river with out negotiating visitors and it’ll enable individuals to view the riverfront from the center of the water physique. (File photograph/PTI)

This iconic bridge, having an eye catching design and LED lighting, is sort of 300 meters lengthy and 14 meters extensive within the center and connects the flower backyard on the western finish of the riverfront and the upcoming arts and tradition heart on the jap finish, the discharge added

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the pedestrian-only ‘Atal Bridge” on the Sabarmati river in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad metropolis on Saturday. He might be on a two-day go to to the state, which can culminate on Sunday.

“On the primary day of his go to, Modi will deal with a gathering on the ‘Khadi Utsav’ programme to be held on Sabarmati Riverfront right here within the night. From the identical venue, the PM will inaugurate the foot over bridge, constructed by the Ahmedabad Municipal Company and named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee,” stated a state authorities launch. This iconic bridge, having an eye catching design and LED lighting, is sort of 300 meters lengthy and 14 meters extensive within the center and connects the flower backyard on the western finish of the riverfront and the upcoming arts and tradition heart on the jap finish, the discharge added.

Other than pedestrians, cyclists may use this bridge to cross the river with out negotiating visitors and it’ll enable individuals to view the riverfront from the center of the water physique. The bridge is designed in such a approach that folks can method it from each decrease and higher walkways or promenades of the riverfront, the discharge knowledgeable.

It has been constructed utilizing 2,600 metric tonnes of metal pipes, whereas the roof is made up of colourful cloth, and the railing has been constructed with glass and stainless-steel, the discharge stated.

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