5th span installed
Around 750 meters of the much-hyped Padma bridge is now visible following the installation of 5th span on pillar no 41 and 42 on Friday, Agencies report.
The span was installed at Jajira point at 1 pm.
The work of Padma Multipurpose Bridge became visible with the installation of 150-metre first span on the pillars no 37 and 38 on October 30, 2017. Later, the 2nd, 3rd and 4th spans were installed on the pillars no 38-39, 39-40, and 40-41 respectively this year.
The construction work on the country’s largest bridge started in December in 2015. 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.