Prayagraj, previously known as Allahabad, is one of the largest cities of the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh in India. Also known as the Naini Bridge, the Yamuna Bridge is among India’s longest cable-stayed bridges. It runs across the Yamuna River in the North-South direction, connecting Allahabad to the Naini district. It was constructed in the year 2004 to minimize the traffic congestions over the old Naini Bridge. The construction of the bridge was a joint responsibility of the Hindustan Construction Company and Hyundai Engineering and Construction.