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Dream come true; Glitter on both sides; The Chief Minister will hand over the Valiyazhikkal bridge to Nadu today

Karunagapally: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will hand over the finished Valiyazhikkal bridge to Nadu on Thursday. The perform can be held at 11 a.m. and can be attended by dignitaries together with ministers.

The bridge will speed up the event of Alappuzha village, which is positioned between the ocean and the lake. The Azheekal-Valiyazhikkal Bridge is the most important Bostring Arch Bridge in South India, connecting Arattupuzha Panchayat in Alappuzha District and Alappuzha Panchayat in Kollam. The bridge is the second longest in Asia.

29 spoons on the bridge

The primary characteristic of the 1.216 km lengthy bridge, together with the method street, is the 12 m excessive and 110 m lengthy arch spans. The bridge has 29 spans. The bridge was designed by PK Aravindan, a famend professor at IIT Madras. However he died earlier than the inauguration. The Worldwide Orange coloration of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco can be used for the Azhikkal-Valiyazhikkal Bridge. Along with the orange coloration, the Uralungal Labor Contract Society, which has been awarded the contract, has additionally remodeled the bridge into an attractive surroundings.

The achievement of the LDF authorities

With the opening of the bridge to visitors, the Azheekal -– Valiyazhikkal bridge can be on the high of the checklist of achievements of the LDF authorities. The bridge was constructed at a price of Rs 146.5 crore. The burden of the bridge and arch is managed by a Mac alloy bar introduced from England. Massive fishing vessels can even simply cross the bridge. The bridge, which was initially regarded as misplaced, was made a actuality by the need of the earlier LDF authorities. The intervention of former MLA R Ramachandran and former minister G Sudhakaran helped make the bridge a actuality.

Tourism will get up

When the bridge, which began development in March 2016, opens, it should additionally pave the best way for larger tourism potential. The bridge connecting the Azheekal-Valiyazhikkal fishing harbors to the ocean and the Kayamkulam lake is designed to draw vacationers. A 2.2 meter extensive walkway has been constructed for vacationers to observe the sundown. 145 photo voltaic powered LED lights had been put in on the bridge. The plan is to put in one other 1.5 crore electrical lights contemplating the tourism potential. With the completion of the bridge, the villages of Valiyazhikkal and Azhikkal can be included within the tourism sector. Azheekal Seaside, Amritanandamayi Math, Aayiramthengu Kandal Park, Azheekal Harbor and Fish Farm can be linked and the leap in tourism will happen. The event of Azheekal Harbor will even be accelerated. If you happen to look from the center of the bridge, you’ll be able to see the ocean and the lake. The journey from Valiyazhikkal to Azhikkal can save as much as 28 km. In case of visitors congestion on the Nationwide Freeway, the bridge will be capable of entry each the districts by way of the Thrikkunnapuzha-Valiyazhikkal Coastal Highway.

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