Guwahati: Assam PWD minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday launched the Caisson Foundation of 7th bridge over the Brahmaputra River connecting the Guwahati city and North Guwahati.
The 8.3 km bridge will be built with the cost of Rs 2,600 crore. And it will likely be completed by August 2023.
Addressing the media persons in the city, Sarma said, “The Bridge will be vital for NorthEast as it will boost economic growth of Assam and adjoining states. It will also reduce the time travel from Guwahati to North Guwahati.”