World’s tallest bridge pier is all set to be build in Manipur by the Indian Railways. The Jiribam-Imphal railway project is a 111 km long railway line that will connect Manipur to the rest of the country.
It is said that the bridge will cover the distance in 2-2.5 hours. The bridge is being built at a height of 141 meters which will surpass the existing record of 139 meter
of Mala – Rijeka viaduct, Montenegro in Europe.
Reportedly, the anticipated cost of the bridge is ₹374 crore. The bridge consists of 61 tunnels and will be ready by December 2023.