Infrastructure News #11 | NF World Latest News
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The world’s first single tower suspension bridge – Lvzhijiang Bridge opens next month
Lvzhijiang Bridge in China will be the world’s first single-tower, single-span suspension bridge after it opens next month.
The bridge spans 798 metres across the Lvzhijiang (meaning “Green Juice River”). It will make travel in the gorgeous and isolated Yunnan region faster and simpler.
The bridge, built in a V-shaped hilly valley, is only held by one tower on one side and supported at both ends by cables, giving it a gravity-defying appearance and being acclaimed as an engineering wonder.
This bridge has been a crucial component of the 190-kilometer-long Yuchu Expressway and the 9,000-kilometre-long Yunnan Highway network.
It will connect adjacent Yuxi City with Yunnan’s Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture, significantly reducing travel time.
Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train: The trail run would begin in 2026
The Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail route, India’s first Bullet Train corridor, would begin trials in Gujarat in 2026.
However, public services would be available by 2027, according to SC Agnihotri, MD of the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL).
According to an ANI report, the Managing Director stated that rising expenses for the Bullet Train project have missed deadlines owing to the land acquisition process.
The Covid pandemic and other difficulties will be discussed with the Japanese government to find answers.
Balasaheb Thackeray Samruddhi Mahamarg Expressway gets nine green overpasses for animal movement
The Balasaheb Thackeray Samruddhi Mahamarg expressway between Nagpur and Mumbai would be India’s first highway featuring nine green bridges (overpasses) and 17 underpasses for wild animals migrations.
The project, which would traverse through ten districts, expected to cost ₹46,000 crores.
It would link Nagpur to Mumbai and will have direct access to the country’s largest cargo port, JNPT. This will boost the state’s EXIM (export-import) commerce.
Interconnecting motorways and feeder roads would connect all major cities and tourist destinations along this route.
This will connect fourteen more districts. As a result, this highway would connect a total of twenty-four districts in Maharashtra.
G Square group launches Tamil Nadu’s first integrated smart city project
G Square, a real estate developer, unveiled Tamil Nadu’s first Integrated Smart City on 120.7 acres on April 13, 2022.
The Smart City, the first of its kind in the nation, would help the firm market developments on plots here through its new initiative G Square City.
It would be the first of its kind in the country, with 150-plus world-class facilities, including a helipad.
G Square City, located along the Salem-Kochi Highway, often known as the Coimbatore bypass, has 1,663 villa plots and 26 commercial plots, including a 50,000 sqft clubhouse.
Residential Elite plots start at ₹8.5 lakh per cent. Premium plots start at ₹9.5 lakh per cent. Both elite and premium rates are in early-bird discounts. Residential plots start at ₹28 lakh. Commercial plots start at ₹2 crores.
Green port project initiative to reduce carbon emission: Shipping Minister Sonowal
The shipping ministry has launched the green port initiative to reduce carbon emissions from the marine industry. This excludes military activities, which account for 1% of total transport sector emissions.
Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, stated that the initiative aims to make the sector more fuel-efficient and a cleaner means of transportation.
The plan entails implementing sustainable practices in terminal design, development, and operation. Developing environmental management and monitoring plan. Regulating and minimising discharges and effluents in harbour water through Swachh Bharat initiatives, large plantation activities around port areas, and so on.
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