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1350 meters of Padma Bridge visible now 

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 09:41 AM, 22 March 2019   Updated: 10:08 PM, 22 March 2019



1350 meters of the Padma multipurpose bridge were now visible as ninth span of the bridge was installed at Zajira point in Shariatpur district on Friday morning. 

The 150-meter long span was installed on the 34th and 35th pillars of the bridge at Zajira point making a total of 1350 meters visible of the main structure of the mega bridge. 

This is the eighth span of Padma Bridge at Jajira point, and the ninth span of the bridge overall.

Earlier, the first span of the Padma Bridge was installed on September 30, 2017. The second span was installed four months later on January 28, 2018, while the third one was placed on March 11, after one and a half months. 

The fourth span was positioned on May 13, after two months. After one month and 16 days, the fifth span was installed on June 29 while the sixth span placed on January 23 this year. 

On February 20 last, the eighth span of the multipurpose bridge was installed on the 35th and 36th pillars at Zajira point. 

A total of 41 spans will be installed on 42 concrete pillars to complete the bridge.