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Arippu Bridge

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Crosses  Aruvi Aru
Total length  258 m
Location  Mannar District
Construction cost  540 million LKR
Opened  16 October 2011
Width  7.35 m
Body of water  Malvathu River
Arippu Bridge
Carries  Motor vehicles on the B403 highway
Locale  Arippu, Mannar District
Inaugurated  October 16, 2011 (2011-10-16)
Similar  St Sebastian's Cathedral, Doric Bungalow, Ketheeswaram temple, Arippu fort

Arippu Bridge (also known as the Thallady-Arippu Bridge) is a road bridge across Aruvi Aru (Malvathu Oya) in north western Sri Lanka. The bridge was formally opened on 16 October 2011.

The bridge is 258 m (846 ft) long and 7.35 m (24 ft) wide. The bridge cost 540 million rupees (US$4.9 million) and was financed by a soft loan from the British Government's Steel Bridge Programme. The bridge is part of the B403 South Coast Road which connects Mannar with Puttalam.

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Arippu Bridge Wikipedia


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