Telangana's five cable bridges major tourist attraction
The cable bridges are becoming one of the most attractive tourist spots in Telangana
TELANGANA: Telangana is home to many tourist attractions. Fancy cable bridges built over popular lakes in the State are among them. The cable bridges are built with a heavy budget and extravaganza of decorations becoming one of the most attractive tourist spots in Telangana. Planning a perfect weekend gate-aways? NewsTAP lists out the popular cable bridges across Telangana.
Located near the popular Inorbit mall, at Madhapur, the cable bridge connects Jubilee Hills with the Hi-Tech city. Built over Durgam Cheruvu, this bridge was constructed to ease the traffic congestion towards Madhapur and vice-versa. The total length of the bridge is 233 metres and was constructed with a budget of Rs. 184 crores. Durgam Cheruvu cable bridge became one of the most popular attractions in Hyderabad. The cable bridge is a breezy evening hangout spot for the locals in Hyderabad.
One of its kind Cable Stayed bridge in Karimnagar is constructed over the River Manair with a budget of Rs. 187 crores. The bridge was planned to be a four-lane approach from the Kaman area in Karimnagar town to Sadasivapalli in Manakondur Mandal. The bridge was jointly executed by Tata Projects Limited and Gulemark, a Turkey-based firm. The bridge is located on the outskirts of Karimnagar town and became one of the iconic bridges of Telangana.
Komati Cheruvu Suspension bridge was built as a response to the Siddipet municipal counsel's appeal to the state government to develop the Komati Cheruvu. It is constructed at a budget of Rs. 25 crores in 2017-18. The bridge is developed aesthetically for tourists, as it provides boating facilities, adventure parks, Zip cycling, and benches to sit and view the peaceful lake and greenery. The bridge is 241 metres in length, with a four-foot-wide walking track.
The Laknavaram suspension bridge or popularly known as the hanging bridge is 160 metres long and was built across the Laknavaram lake. The hanging bridge connects both the banks of the lake and extends itself to a mini-island situated amidst the lake. Laknavaram lake and the suspension bridge is one of the most popular tourist spots in Mulugu District (erstwhile Warangal) that provides you with exceptional scenic beauty as well as fun and adventurous activities like boating across the lake.
The suspension bridge constructed over the Lakaram tank bund is a major tourist spot in Khammam. The cable bridge connects both the banks of the scenic river. The bridge was constructed with a budget of Rs. 8 crores and is designed along the lines of other suspension bridges in Warangal and Siddipet. The single-span suspension bridge is 120 metres in length and 1.5 metres in width. The bridge facilitates many attractions like a musical fountain and boating to enthral the citizens. An open gym, walking track, rope cycling and parks are also developed around the tank bund to entertain the tourists.