Bishnupur Rail Over Bridge

Bishnupur, West Bengal

Project Overview

The rail over bridge falls on NH 60 in the city of Bishnupur. The purpose of the ROB is to ensure free and safer movement of traffic on the highway by eliminating the level crossing.

The total length of project is 2.3 Kms, inclduing 375m elevated viaduct with ROB. The project features typical 25m span prestressed I girder superstructure in straight portions and solid slab superstructure in highly curved portions with 80.0m radius in approach portions. The ROB is bowstring type with 63.5m span. The deck with of ROB is 16.0m with both side footpath and the deck width of approaches is 12.0m catering to 3 lanes of traffic.


Ministry of Road Transport & Highways


Poddar Construction Company


INR 40 Crores


Bishnupur, West Bengal

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Technical Details

Total Length

Approx 2.3 Kms including 450m elevated viaduct

Typical Span


Special span

63.5m above railway line


Precast post tensioned I girder with cast in place deck slab

Structural Steel bowstring for railway span

Deck width 16m


Hammerhead pier caps

Circular piers with 2000mm dia

~25m deep 1200mm dia friction piles


Bowstring bridge erected on adjacent spans and launched over railway line