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Naveen Patnaik inaugurates longest bridge over Mahanadi in Cuttack

Officials said it will reduce the distance by 45 km, benefitting around five lakh people
Naveen Patnaik.
Naveen Patnaik.
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PTI   |   Cuttack   |   Published 21.12.21, 12:42 AM

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated the state’s longest bridge over Mahanadi river at Gopinathpur in Cuttack district.

The 3.4-km-long bridge, connecting Singhanath Pitha and Baideswar in Cuttack district, will reduce the distance by 45 km, benefitting around five lakh people, officials said.

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The bridge, constructed in T-shape, is built at a cost of Rs 111 crore, they said.



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