Construction of country’s first arch bridge completed
‘Network arch technology’ based Nepal’s ever first arch bridge has been constructed over the local Bijuli Bazar based Dhobikhola. The bridge is 51.45 metre long and 12 metre wide. Along with the uniqueness of the bridge, the reliable technology used in it has helped upgrade the country’s infrastructure standard.
This is one of the latest projects implemented by the Kathmandu Valley Road Expansion Project. The project had begun four years ago and the construction of its major structure was completed last year. Now works are on the progress to give it a finishing touch. Blacktopping of road, painting the bridge and street lamps installation works are awaited, said project engineer Bishwa Bijaylal Shrestha.
This type of bridge, with its beauty and technology, has lately become popular across the globe.