Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge is also known as the Pamban Bridge. This bridge is over 2.34 km long and was constructed with sufficient elevation. The Pamban Bridge is major source for connecting the Rameshwaram Island with the main land. It took over 14 years to construct this bridge, which was finally inaugurated in 1988.
The bridge is designed in a shape of a bow which enables ships to pass beneath it. It is the second longest bridge in India, after the newly constructed Bandra-Worli sea link. There are around 143 pillars that support this bridge, out of which 64 were built in the sea.