CONSTRUCTION OF ROAD BRIDGES OVER THE JHELUM AND SUTLEJ RIVERS, PAKISTAN

The paper describes the construction of two prestressed concrete road bridges in pakistan. The first on the jhelum river at jhelum, 90 miles north of lahore on the grand trunk road to peshawar about 770 miles from karachi at the coast. The second on the sutlej river near bahawalpur, 420 miles north of karachi and 260 miles by road south of lahore. (figure 1). Construction of the jhelum bridge was started in August, 1965 and completed in july, 1968. Construction of the bahawalpur bridge was started in may, 1966 and completed in August, 1968. The tender value of each bridge was found1750000. (A) /TRRL/

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    Institution of Highway Engineers

    27 Earl Street
    Maidstone, Kent ME14 1PE,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Fishwick, A L
  • Publication Date: 1975-1

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 19-25
  • Serial:
    • Highway Engineer
    • Volume: 22
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: Whitehall Press Limited
    • ISSN: 0306-6452

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00125615
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 7 1976 12:00AM