The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has inventorized 1,72,517 bridges/structures under Indian Bridge Management System (IBMS).
A NOTE ON IBM SYSTEM
- The IBM System has been established to develop the data in digital form
- To identify the number of bridges and other structures on National Highways
- To carry out the condition survey and inventorization of bridges/structures and
- To identify the distressed bridges which need immediate attention and to sensitize the concerned implementation agency for taking corrective measures such as repair, rehabilitation reconstruction/ new construction etc.