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Padma bridge and It’s some information

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  • The full name of the 11th longest bridge in the world is ‘Padma Multipurpose Bridge’.
  • 917 hectares of land had to be acquired for the construction of the bridge.
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  • The construction company of this bridge is China Major Bridge Engineering Construction Company Limited.
  • The bridge was designed by the American multinational engineering firm AECOM.

  • Length of the bridge is 6.15 kilometers (20,2000 feet)
  • Width 16.10 meters (59.4 feet).
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  • Construction work started on December 6, 2014
  • The bridge is maintained by Bangladesh Bridge Authority and supervised by Korean Expressway and Bangladesh Army.

  • The nearest cantonment to the bridge is Padma cantonment.
  • On an average 75 thousand vehicles will run every day.

  • Earthquake tolerance level 9
  • The viaduct of the bridge is 3.16 km and there are 61 pillars. The total number of spans is 41.
  • Each span is 150 meters long and each span weighs 3,200 tons.

  • The coordinates of the bridge are 23.4460 degrees (north) and 90.2623 degrees (east).
  • The height of this state-of-the-art bridge is 60 feet above the water level and its piling depth is 363 feet.

  • There will be four lane road on the upper floor of the bridge and railway line on the ground floor.
  • The connecting road is Jajira and Mawa

  • Distance of connecting road is 14 kilometers.
  • River rule on both banks is 12 km

  • Direct connection of Shariatpur and Madaripur districts will be established with Lohajang of Munshiganj district.
  • Connection with 29 districts in the south-west will be expedited.
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