Thursday, November 26, 2020 | ePaper

38th span on Padma Bridge installed

  • Print


The 38th span of Padma Bridge was installed successfully at Mawa site of Munshiganj district on Saturday making visible 5.70 km of the 6.15 km long giant structure.

BSS, Dhaka :
The 38th span on the Padma Bridge installed on Saturday morning eight days after setting up the previous one, an official said.
The span bearing number '1-A' will be placed on the first and second pillars at Mawa point that will make 5,700 meters of the bridge's main structure visible, he said.
Padma Bridge's Executive Engineer Dewan Md Abdul Quader said a
floating crane Tian-E started bringing the span from the specialized workshop at Kumarbhogh in Mawa at around 9:30 am.
After bringing the span to the stipulated pillars, the concerned engineers are supposed to start the installation work of the span.
He said the 39th span is expected to be installed later this month while the 40th span and the remaining one will be placed within December.
Earlier, on November 12, the 37th span of the bridge was installed, six days after setting up the previous one, making 5,550 meters of the main structure visible.
The 6.15-km long double-layer bridge will have a total of 41 spans which would be installed on 42 poles - 21 poles at Mawa site and other 21 poles at Jajira point and all the poles have already become visible.
The multi-purpose Padma Bridge is expected to be opened in 2021.

More News For this Category

Women's rights activists bring out a procession in the capital’s Dhanmondi area on Wednesday evening, marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Women's rights activists bring out a procession in the capital’s Dhanmondi area on Wednesday evening, marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

.

Women's rights activists bring out "Muktir Michhil" in Dhaka

Staff Reporter :Women's rights activists bring out a torch procession with the slogan "Muktir Michhil" to protest the violence against women in Dhaka on Wednesday, marking the International Day

The Losses We Share

 Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex :(The writer is a mother, feminist and advocate).It was a July morning that began as ordinarily as any other day: Make breakfast. Feed

DAP threatens 70percent natural waterbodies: IAB

Staff Reporter :Architects and urban planners have expressed serious concern over the proposed Detailed Area Plan (DAP) for the capital, as implementation of this draft will result in seventy

Journo Toufique Imrose Khalidi gets permanent bail

Court Correspondent :A Dhaka court on yesterday granted permanent bail to Toufique Imrose Khalidi, Editor-in-Chief of bdnews24.com in a case, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed.Metropolitan Senior Special Judge KM

ACC approves CS of FR Tower graft case

Court Correspondent :The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday approved a charge sheet against 18 people in a graft case filed over FR Tower fire.The national anti-graft agency approved the charge

A view of the fire devastated Bawniabadh C Block slum near the Mirpur Kalshi bus stand. The photo was taken on Wednesday.

A view of the fire devastated Bawniabadh C Block slum near the Mirpur Kalshi bus stand. The photo was taken on Wednesday.

.

Hundreds evacuated in Chennai as cyclone nears

Hundreds evacuated in Chennai as cyclone nears

Reuters, Chennai :Hundreds of people in low lying areas in Chennai were evacuated and more than 150 relief centres were on standby ahead of a "very severe cyclonic storm",

Govt vows to speed up efforts to convict human traffickers

Reuters, Dhaka :Bangladesh is accelerating efforts to bring human traffickers to justice, the law minister said on Tuesday, after a special court set up to clear a backlog of

Admission to all classes through lottery this yr: Dipu Moni

UNB, Dhaka :New students will be admitted to different classes including class l through lottery due to Covid-19 situation, said Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Wednesday."We have taken