A foot-over bridge made out of Bamboo | Assam | Surfaces Reporter

Bamboo is one of the most versatile materials that can be used for construction. It’s tensile strength, flexibility and raw beauty add enormous value to any structure. Recently, the state of Assam has inaugurated the First Ever Foot- over bridge in any city decorated with Bamboo. A report by SURFACES REPORTER (SR)

Inaugrated by Assam’s health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, the bamboo foot over bridge in Khanapara is created as a way to boost the local industry. The Khanapura foot-over bridge is primarily decorated with bamboo to showcase the richness of Assam's bamboo resources as the state is the largest producer of Bamboo in the country housing nearly 50 different species of it. According to an estimate, the Northeastern region supplies more than 60% of the total bamboo production of the country.

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With a Welcome sign reading "Welcome to Guwahati", the bridge will serve as the entry point to the city from the Northeastern states. During nights, the bridge will shine under various lights enhancing its beauty.

Text: Times of India

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