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67pc work on Padma Bridge completed: Quader

20 May 2019, 16:58

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Dhaka: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Monday said 67 percent work on the Padma Bridge has been completed.

‘Some 76 percent work on the main bridge while 55 percent on river training has been completed …100 percent work on connecting roads has been done. The overall progress of the project is 67 percent,’ he said.

The minister came up with the information at a press briefing at Shetu Bhaban in the capital.

Some 1,800 metres of the Padma Bridge are now visible following the installation of the 12th span while the 13th span is likely to be installed on Tuesday or Wednesday, he said.

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