1,800 meters of Padma Bridge now visible
Published 11:50 pm | May 06, 2019
A total of 1,800 meters of the Padma Bridge became visible as its 12th span was installed today. Talking to BSS, Project Director of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge M Shafiqul Islam said the span was placed between the pillars 20 and 21 of the bridge at about 12 noon.
He said after the installation of the 12th span, a total of 1,800 meters of the bridge became visible.
According to project details, on October 14, 2018, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina unveiled the name plaque of Padma Bridge Toll Plaza at the Mawa end.
The national economy is expected to witness 1.2 percent GDP growth rate, while 0.84 percent poverty will be reduced every year after completion of the bridge to be built with an estimated cost of Taka 30,193.39 crore.
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.
According to the engineers concerned, a total of 41 spans will be installed on 42 concrete pillars to complete the bridge.
দৈনিক সময় সংবাদ ২৪ ডট কম সংবাদের কোনো সংবাদ, তথ্য, ছবি,আলোকচত্রি, ভিডিওচিত্র, অডিও কনটেন্ট কপিরাইট আইনে র্পূব অনুমতি ছাড়া ব্যবহার করা সর্ম্পূণ বেআইনি। সামাজিক যোগাযোগ মাধ্যমে যে কোন কমেন্সের জন্য কর্তৃপক্ষ দায়ী নয়।