The Daily Star Plus on Padma Bridge

The Daily Star Plus on Padma Bridge

Padma Bridge Project Timeline

Prefeasibility study (GoB funding)

2y ago

“A transformational infrastructure”

The Daily Star (TDS): What possible changes could there be in our national transport system after the inauguration of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge?

2y ago

Padma Bridge Fact Box

Padma Bridge Fact Box

2y ago

“Padma Bridge, a testament to Bangladesh’s confidence and dignity”

Padma Bridge has conquered political, financial and construction challenges, according to Prof Dr M Shamim Z Bosunia, a specialist in structural and concrete design who has been involved with the Padma Multipurpose Bridge project since its early stage.

2y ago

“From engineering point of view, Padma Bridge is one of the most challenging projects in the world”

Though the Padma Bridge project was supposed to end in four years, the contractors could not meet the deadline. It is also important to note that from engineering point of view, Padma Bridge is one of the most challenging projects in the world. We had to devise new construction techniques to cope with the unique geographical condition of the river.

2y ago

“We invented 13 new technologies in the process of constructing the Padma Bridge”

TDS: What is your impression after completing the project?

2y ago

Massive shot in railway’s arm

Thanks to the opening of the Padma bridge today, the people and businesses in south-western regions of Bangladesh will finally have road access to the rest of the country.

2y ago

Built by Bangladesh

When it comes to high achievement, it is almost always fuelled by high expectations. Going by that thinking, the much-awaited Padma bridge, whose inauguration takes place today, is gearing to be a high achiever when it comes to economic benefits.

2y ago
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