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8th span of Padma Bridge to be installed Wednesday

A K Azad : risingbd.com
 
     
Publish on: 2019-02-19 5:58:49 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-02-20 8:43:11 AM

Secretariat Correspondent: The 8th span of the much-awaited Padma Bridge will be installed on the pillars 35 and 36 on Wednesday.

Padma Bridge Project director Shafiqul Islam confirmed the news.

He said, “The span was taken to Jazira by crane from Mawa construction yard on Tuesday morning.”

According the ministry source, the span was taken to Jazira point by a 3,600 ton-capable crane around 8:00am on Tuesday. It will be installed on the pillars on Wednesday.”

Earlier, the seventh span was installed on January 23, 2019. The first span of the bridge was laid on pillars 37 and 38 on September 30, 2017. The second span was placed on January 28, 2018. The third span was laid on March 11, the fourth was placed on May 13 and the fifth span was installed on June 29, the same year.

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