Nepal has completed the construction of the world’s Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge over Kaligandaki River in Baglung of Gandaki Province.
The 567 meters long single-span suspension bridge connects Kusma of Parbat with Baglung district.
According to Sagar Ram Nepal, Engineer of the Contract Management Branch of the Suspension Bridge Division Office, Kathmandu, the construction cost of the bridge was NPR 92.5 million.
Even though the bridge has not been inaugurated officially, people have started using the bridge.
The bridge is set to be registered in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest pedestrian suspension bridge.
Currently, the 494 meters long Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge in Switzerland holds the record of the longest pedestrian bridge in the world.
However, the Statistics Department is yet to verify the statistics of the bridge.
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