Saturday, July 8, 2023

Lansdowne Bridge Rohri

The Lansdowne Bridge is a 19th-century bridge that spans the Indus River between the cities of Sukkur and Rohri, in the Sindh province of Pakistan. When completed in 1889, the bridge was the “longest rigid girder bridge in the world.” It was designed by Sir Alexander Meadows Rendel. The Ayub Bridge was built immediately adjacent to the bridge in 1962, to separate the road and Railway traffic he Lansdowne Bridge in Pakistan has a longest span of 790 feet The bridge construction was started under the supervision of F.E. Robertson and Hecquet, whereas, local contractors were Malik Abdul Karim and Malik Abdul Raheem The Lansdowne Bridge over the Indus River at Sukkur was one of the great engineering feats of the 19th century. When completed in 1889, it was the longest cantilever bridge ever built and had to support the load of heavy steam locomotives. The bridge allowed for easier rail access between Sindh and Balochistan.

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Lansdowne Bridge Rohri

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