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25th span of Padma Bridge installed

| Updated: February 21, 2020 20:12:35


25th span of Padma Bridge installed

The 25th span of the 6.15-kilometre long Padma Bridge was installed on the 29th and the 30th pillars at Jajira point in Shariatpur district on Friday afternoon.

With the installation of the span, 3,750 metres of the main structure of the mega bridge has become visible,” Deputy Assistant Engineer of the bridge project Humayun Kabir told BSS.

He also said installation of all 41 spans will be completed within next July as three spans would be set up in a month.

Besides, the construction of 38 pillars has already been finished among 42 pillars.

Earlier on October 14, 2018, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina unveiled the name plaque of Padma Bridge at the Mawa end.

Along with the spans installation, construction work of roadway slabs and railway slabs is also progressing simultaneously, the official added.

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