A marvel of the North which is under construction, over Ranjit Sagar dam of river Ravi at Basohli, will connect J&K with Punjab and parts of Himachal Pradesh. The bridge which is being built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is the first of its kind in Nothern India and and fourth in the country.
After Worli in Mumbai, Hawra in Kolkatta and Nagpur in Maharashtra, this is the fourth bridge of its kind being constructed over river Ravi by Project Samparak of BRO, also known as GREF. It is also a unique, and of course, the first and a most challenging task before the BRO engineers to accomplish this project. Apart from Indian engineers and consultants, the agencies from Canada, Japan, Spain and Switzerland have been engaged for the completion of this prestigious project. This basohli bridge has been described as an engineering marvel by the experts in the field.