About Chengappa Bridge
The Chengappa Bridge is the biggest and longest bridge in the Andaman & nicobar island connecting middle and north Andaman Islands. It is named after BS Chengappa a renowned forest officer who prepared working plan for these islands. The bridge is 268 m long RC bridge, simply supported over 12 cast-in-place piers. The length of pile varies along the length of the bridge. The bridge deck is made of pre-cast girders and cast-in-situ slab.
The bridge was damaged during the 26 December 2004 Sumatra earthquake.