Amazing Example of Riveting Joint: Howrah Bridge

By | 2015-11-27

Howrah Bridge is a cantilever bridge with a suspended span over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India. It is an example of riveting joint. Bridge is not made using nuts and bolts. The whole structure of the bridge was formed by riveting. It consumed 26,500 tons of steel, out of which 23,000 tons of high-tensile alloy steel, known as Tiscrom, were supplied by Tata Steel.
Howrah bridge in Kolkata
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Image source: Flickr (Manuel Menal)