Padma Bridge: 29th span installed, 4.350 km now visible
07:04 PM, May 04, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 08:59 PM, May 04, 2020

Padma Bridge: 29th span installed, 4.35 km now visible

The 29th span of the much-anticipated Padma Bridge was installed today, bringing 4.350 kilometers of the structure into view.

The span linking the 19th and 20th pier was installed around 10:45am at Mawar end, Dewan Md Abdul Kader, project manager (main bridge), told The Daily Star.

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The span was taken to the spot on the river from the construction yard yesterday, he said.

The development came at a time when the country is facing a virtual lockdown with operation of all types of passenger transport suspended, and public and private offices closed.

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