The ninth span of the 6.15-kilometre long Padma Bridge was installed on 34th and 35th pillar at Jajira end in Shariatpur district this morning.
The 150-meter long ninth span was installed on two pillars at Janjira point at 8:30am today.
With the installation of the ninth span at Janjira point, 1,200-meter of the main structure of this mega bridge has become visible, while 150 meters at Mawa point.
The first span of the Padma Bridge was installed on September 30, 2017. The second span was installed four months later on January 28, 2018 while the third one was placed on March 11, after one and a half months.