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33. Calcutta boasts the third largest cantielver bridge in the world.  Its real importance, however, lies in
the fact that it serves as Calcutta's gateway to the wese, being the city's only bridge spanning the Hooghly.
Taking 7 years to build, it cost $10,000,000. It towers 310 feet as the city's highes structure, is 2,150
feet long with a center span of 1,500 feet.  It was completed in 1942, opened in February, 1943.