Dongola Bridge is one of the major projects ubdertaken by Ministry of Dams
and Bridges to develop the northern regions of Sudan. The bridge will act as an
important link within the roads network starting at Port Sudan on the Red Sea
Coast passing through El Sileim across the Nile from Dongola and extending
northwards to the Wadi Halfa area near the border with Egypt and connecting
to Shiryan Al Shamal Highway leading to Omdurman.
Bridge length: 696 m
Bridge width: 20.6 m 2 lanes in each direction with pedestrian passage ways.
Number of Spans: 17
Type of Construction
Superstructure: Prestressed Concrete girders with cast-in-place reinforced
Substructure: Bored reinforced concrete piles supporting 3 column piers.