22 October 2018 Current Affairs: India’s longest river bridge will be built across the Brahmaputra, connecting Dhubri in Assam To Phulbari in Meghalaya, by 2026-27.
It will be a 19.3 km, a four-lane bridge that will cut road travel by 203 km.
The new bridge will complete the missing link of NH127B from Assam to Meghalaya.
The bridge will also improve connectivity from West Bengal to Assam.
For the project, the National Highways and Industrial Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL), recently reached out to global players in France.