Sustainability evaluation of two iconic bridge corridors under construction using Fuzzy Vikor technique: A case study

  • S. Bansal Department of Environmental Engineering, Delhi Technological University, Delhi.
  • A. Singh (Environmental Engineering).
  • S. K. Singh Department of Environmental Engineering, Delhi Technological University, Delhi.
Keywords: sustainability, Fuzzy-Vikor, governance, technical parameters, inner engineering


Sustainability evaluation of two iconic bridge corridors under construction using Fuzzy Vikor technique: A case study


Two iconic bridge projects over river Yamuna in Delhi under construction have been evaluated from sustainability criteria using Fuzzy-Vikor technique. The Barapulla elevated road project was more found to be more sustainable in comparison to the Signature bridge project in terms of various indicators identified during the study. In general, the goals of providing sustainable features are finding a balance between what is important to the community, to the natural environment and is economically sound. During the study, it was verified that social, economic and environmental are the established parameters of sustainability for developed countries only whereas other issues like governance, technical parameters and inner engineering also play a key role for developing economies like India.

Keywords: sustainability; Fuzzy-Vikor; governance; technical parameters; inner engineering.

Evaluación de la sostenibilidad de dos corredores de puentes icónicos en construcción utilizando la técnica Fuzzy Vikor: Un estudio de caso


Dos proyectos en etapa de construcción de puentes icónicos sobre el río Yamuna en Delhi han sido evaluados a partir de criterios de sostenibilidad utilizando la técnica de Fuzzy-Vikor. El proyecto de paso elevado de Barapulla resultó ser más sostenible en comparación con el proyecto del puente Signature en términos de varios indicadores identificados durante el estudio. En general, los objetivos de proporcionar características de sostenibilidad ofrecen un equilibrio entre lo que es importante para la comunidad, el medio ambiente natural y lo económicamente sólido. Durante el estudio se verificó que los parámetros sociales, económicos y ambientales son los parámetros establecidos de sostenibilidad para los países desarrollados, mientras que otros como la gobernanza, los parámetros técnicos y la ingeniería interna también desempeñan un papel clave para las economías en desarrollo como la India.

Palabras clave: sostenibilidad; Fuzzy-Vikor; gobernancia; parámetros técnicos; ingeniería interna.


Avaliação de sustentabilidade de Duas pontes emblemáticas e em construção numa importante via aérea usando a técnica Fuzzy Vikor: Um estudo de caso


Dois projetos de pontes emblemáticas sobre o rio Yamuna em Delhi, em construção, foram avaliadas a partir de critérios de sustentabilidade usando a técnica de Fuzzy-Vikor. O Projeto de Via Elevada de Barapulla foi considerado o mais sustentável em comparação com o Projeto Signature Bridge em termos de vários indicadores identificados durante o estudo. Em geral, os objetivos de fornecer recursos sustentáveis são os de encontrar um equilíbrio entre o que é importante para a comunidade, para o ambiente natural e é economicamente sólido. Durante o estudo, percebe-se que o social, o econômico e o ambiental são os parâmetros estabelecidos de sustentabilidade para os países desenvolvidos enquanto outras questões como governança, parâmetros técnicos e engenharia interna também desempenham um papel fundamental para economias em desenvolvimento como a Ãndia.

Palavras-chave: sustentabilidade; Fuzzy-Vikor; governança; parâmetros técnicos; engenharia interna.


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Bansal, S., Singh, A., & Singh, S. K. (2017). Sustainability evaluation of two iconic bridge corridors under construction using Fuzzy Vikor technique: A case study. Revista ALCONPAT, 7(1), 1-14.
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