Difference Between Bridges And Flyover

Tough bridges and flyovers look similar in terms of structural point of view they can be differentiated on the basis of their function, purpose of usage and the location where it is built.


1. The structure which facilitates a communication route for carrying a road or railway traffic across an obstruction or depression with or without water is called a bridge.

2. Different obstructions on which the bridge is built are seas, rivers, valleys, etc.

3. Bridges are further classified on the basis of their purpose, lifespan, materials, span, etc.

4. Bridges are used for navigating traffic across the obstruction. They are also used to navigate pipelines and other forms of transport.
Little Bay Bridge, USA


1. A flyover is an overpass, a high-level road bridge that crosses over a highway intersection.
2. It is a structure that joins two or more points that are separated by accessible routes to reduce the traffic for a faster mode of travel.
3. They are usually made over road junctions, roads, streets, etc.
4. The name itself suggests that you are flying over a traffic zone.
5. They are usually built for road vehicles.
Swargate Flyover, Pune

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