The difference between Bridge and Flyover is based on the purpose of its usage and the location where it is built.

 Bridges are built to connect two points separated by a naturally occurring region like valley, river, sea or any other water bodies, etc. …Bridges are usually built for trains, buses and cars.

1- The drainage 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- Bridge is a structure which is built over natural obstructions such as rivers, valleys to connect two locations separated by these obstructions.

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, to navigate pipelines and other forms of transport.


A flyover is also known as an overpass that is built over an existing road or a railway in such a manner that it crosses another road or railway.

1- The flyover is an overpass, a high-level road bridge that crosses over a highway interchange or intersection.

2- It is a structure which joins two or more points which are separated by accessible routes or a man-made structure to cut 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.

6- The flyover is constructed for the purpose of making traffic less.

7- Flyovers are built over man-made structures such as roads, intersection etc. to prevent congestion, and provide a more convenient way to navigate over the traffic.

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