Planning, Design, and Construction of
Bridge Over River Yamuna Near Geeta Colony, Delhi
The river Yamuna practically divides Delhi into two zones, namely Western Zone and Eastern Zone. Though geographically, major part of the territory lies on the western side of the river Yamuna, the eastern part of Delhi, popularly known as Trans-Yamuna, has nearly 25% of the population of Delhi with very high population density. The ever-increasing population on the Trans-Yamuna puts increasing pressure on the Highway Authorities to build number of bridges across the river, to meet the growing demand.
As on date (July 2008), 13 bridges exist in Delhi in between Wazirabad and Okhla and 3 more bridges are either presently under construction or in planning stage. The breakup of the 16 Bridges as per various Departments are as follows:
- NBM&CW September 2008