26,500 Tonnes of Steel! Kolkata's ultimate icon, Howrah Bridge built in 1943, would stand upright under a nuclear eruption mushroom, as visualized above, but is corroding under the impact of sulfurous emissions of the vehicles driven by the 15 million Kolkatans.100,000 vehicles & 200,000 pedestrians traverse it daily, making it the busiest cantilever bridge in the world.

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