Padma Bridge gets 5.4 km view

Over 5.4 kilometers of projected 6.15 km long Padma Bridge came into view as the authorities have installed 36th span over the mega structure.

Talking to Media on Friday, Main Bridge project director Dewan Md Abdul Kader  said the span number ‘1b’ was installed successfully between pillars 2 and 3 at Mawa end in Munshiganj around 9:42am, six days after the last one was set up.

Earlier, the 35th span of Padma Bridge was installed on October 31.

According to the Padma Bridge authorities, the 6.15km-long bridge with a total of 41 spans will become visible in December and the entire Padma Bridge will be seen by the beginning of 2021.

The Padma Bridge is the largest construction infrastructure since the independence of Bangladesh, which was initiated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The construction work began in December, 2014 with own fund.

The construction of the main bridge is being made by China Major Bridge Engineering Company (MBEC), a Chinese contractor Company, and the river management is being done by Sino Hydro Corporation of China.



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