Old Attock Bridge

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Old Attock Bridge, Attock Khurd, Pakistan

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A Marvel that stood on mighty Indus River for more than a Century Jul 05, 2012
Attock Bridge is situated between Attock Khurd and Khairabad Kund on Indus river in Pakistan. It is commonly known as "Old Attock Bridge". This bridge is one of the most important strategic and commercial crossing on the Indus river between Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces. It was originally designed by Sir Guildford Molesworth and was opened to traffic on 24th May 1883. The cost of construction was more than Rs 3.2 millions. The structure was redesigned by Sir Francis Callaghan and was reconstructed in 1929, at the cost of Rs 2.5 millions. The bridge has 2 levels and 5 spans. Three spans are 257 feet long and two are 312 feet long. The upper level is use for railway traffic and lower level was used for road traffic. This bridge was a part of famous Grand Trunk Road. In 1979 a new bridge was constructed and road traffic was shifted to there. This new bridge is known as "New Attock Bridge.

if you ever visit PAkistan...do visit this place.....and it is is on 2 hrs away from capital but a worth visiting site
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