Kandrour bridge is built on the Sutlej river. This bridge is located in Kandaur village of Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh. Its construction was started in April 1959. And its construction was completed in 1965. The Kandrour bridge was inaugurated in 1965 by the Transport Minister Mr. Raj Bahadur. The total cost of making it came to Rs 28,12,998. The bridge is 80 meters high above the river bed and 280 meters long. The length of the Kandore bridge is 255 meters and the width is 7 meters. The bridge is surrounded by limestone boulders. This bridge connects the Bilaspur district to the Hamirpur district.
Kandrour Bridge Bilaspur
Kandrour bridge is between Bilaspur and Ghumarwin. According to the height of the bridge from the river bed, it has first place in Asia. This was a major breakthrough in road transport after independence. We can still see the quality of the works that started after independence. There are other works too like Bhakra Dam and Kandaur Bridge. And one of the highest bridges in the world, Kandaur Bridge is one of the most important tourist attractions because of the breathtaking views of the Bilaspur Bridge and the enchanting Sutlej River.
After the construction of this pool, the people there got great relief, their work became easier than before. Now, this bridge has become the center of attraction for people. Its beauty draws people towards itself. The surrounding greenery and the water of the Sutlej river add to its beauty. Kandrour bridge is on National Highway No-154 across the Sutlej River. The density of water in the river increases due to the melting of Himalayan glaciers in summer.
How to Reach:
Shimla, Chandigarh, and Bhuntar are the nearest airport. Shimla airport is the nearest airport to Kandrour bridge. The nearest railway station by train is Kiratpur Sahib, which is approximately 94 kilometers away. Chandigarh to Kandrour bridge is about 143 km by road.