Kalia Bhomora Setu, Tezpur

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Kolia Bhomora Setu is a pre-stressed concrete road bridge over the Brahmaputra River near Tezpur and Kaliabor in Assam, India. It is named after the Ahom General Kolia Bhomora Phukan.This bridge connects Sonitpur on the north bank with Nagaon District on the south bank. The length of this bridge is 3015 meters. The construction of the bridge took place from 1981 to 1987.The bridge helps the development of the North-East India. The Brahmaputra not only splits the state of Assam along its length but also cuts off the seven sister states of the North-East from the rest of the country. The river having a catchments area of 280,000 km2 flows in the most unpredictable manners, occupying 12 km to 16 km of space at places and poses a challenge to the bridge engineers. Despite the pioneering efforts of the Railways at Saraighat, the Northeast continued to suffer from the long-felt lack of transportation network. Around 25 years later, Indian Railways have turned yet another dream into reality. The 2nd Brahmaputra Bridge has greatly accelerate march of the North eastern states towards 21st century.Brahmaputra, one of the longer rivers in Asia with a total length of 2880 km – 920 km of which lie in India – had been bridged only at one place, the only link between the North Eastern states with the rest of the country. This 1.3 km rail-cum-road bridge, completed in 1962, was also constructed by Indian Railways. Road Bridge, Guwahati.
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  • We were sailing down the Brahmaputra river and berthed near this bridge for two nights. The bridge is 3 kilometres long and was built from 1981 - 1986.  more »
  • It’s a Simple Bridge build on Brahmaputra, but the site is amazing, full view of big Brahmaputra sited from this bridge and then you exactly feel how broad Brahmaputra is. It comes on road while drivi...  more »
  • This is nearly 3 KM long bridge on Bramhaputra River Near Tezpur. Vehicles can not be stooped on the Bridge due to security reasons. But it give awesome view of The Bramhaputra Banks.  more »

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