Pitch casting on Padma Bridge’s viaduct road begins
The work of pitch casting has started on the viaduct road of Padma Bridge, at Jajira point of Shariatpur.
Work began around 10:45am today, our Munshiganj correspondent reports.
On the first day, 50mm pitch casting was completed up to a length of 60 metres and a width of 10 metres. The casting has been completed on pillars N-34 and N-35 of the viaduct road, said Dewan Mohammad Abdul Kader, executive engineer of the Padma Bridge.
He said, "The length of Jajira viaduct is 1670.03 metre. The task of pitch casting will be completed gradually. After a few days, we can say how long it will take. The pitch casting on the viaduct on the Mawa point has not started yet."
"Pitch casting on the main bridge will begin in the first week of November," the official added.