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Quader: 67% work of Padma Bridge completed

  • Published at 04:56 pm May 20th, 2019
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With the installation of the tenth span, 1,500 metres of the bridge will be visible from Zajira point. This photo was taken on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Jazira point of Padma Bridge Dhaka Tribune

The 13th span is likely to be installed soon

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said around 67% work of the Padma Bridge has been completed.

The minister made the statement while addressing a press briefing at Shetu Bhaban in Dhaka on Monday, reports UNB.

He said: “Some 76% work of the main bridge has been completed while 55% of the river training and 100% work of the connecting roads are done. The overall progress of the project is 67%,” he said.

Some 1,800 metres of the Padma Bridge are now visible, after the installation of 12th span. The 13th span is likely to be installed in the next few days, he said.