Installation of 2nd span of Padma Bridge begins


Staff Reporter:

Installation of the 2nd span of much-hyped Padma Bridge on pillars No. 38 and 39 began here on Saturday.

The installation process of the 150 meters span has been started, said the engineers concerned from the spot in the morning.

The work of Padma Multipurpose Bridge became visible with the installation of a 150-metre first span on the pillars 37 and 38 on October 30.

The construction work on the country’s largest bridge started in December in 2015 and it is expected that the mega construction will be completed by December next year.

The 6.15-km bridge will have a total of 41 spans, each 150 meters long.

According to the engineers concerned, a total of 41 spans will be installed on 42 concrete pillars. unb


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