Two more spans of Padma Bridge to be installed this month

19 March, 2019 12:00 AM printer

MUNSHIGANJ: The ninth and tenth span of the 6.15-kilometre long Padma Bridge would be installed at Jajira end in Shariatpur district within this month, reports BSS.

“Preparation is underway to install 300-meter long two spans at Janjira point, making 1,500-meter of the main structure of this mega bridge visible,” Project Director of Padma Multipurpose Bridge M Shafiqul Islam told the agency here on Monday.

With the installation of these two spans, a total of 1,350 meters of the bridge will become visible at Jajira point, while 150 meters are visible at Mawa point.

On October 14, 2018, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina unveiled the name plaque of Padma Bridge Toll Plaza at the Mawa end.