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5.85km of Padma Bridge visible

A 5.85 kilometer stretch of the Padma Bridge’s main structure became visible on Friday after the installation of the 39th span.

Only two more spans are left to be set up to complete the 6.15 kilometer bridge.

The “2-D” span was installed on pillars 10 and 11 at Jazira point, Dewan Abdul Kader, executive engineer and project manager (main bridge), said.

“The remaining two spans will be set up within December 15.”

The construction of the Padma Bridge started in 2014 and the megastructure is expected to be open to the public in 2021.

Source: United News of Bangladesh