July 02, 2017

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New Meiktila Lake bridge to open in February 2016

A concrete bridge crossing Meiktila Lake for smooth transportation of local people. Photo: Chan Thar
A concrete bridge crossing Meiktila Lake for smooth transportation of local people. Photo: Chan Thar

SPECIAL Bridge Construction Group No. 4 has been assigned to the construction of a second 600-foot bridge across Meiktila Lake with a budget of K2 billion for the 2015-16 fiscal year, according to superintendent engineer U Thein Aung of the Department of Bridges under the Ministry of Construction.
He said the construction will start on 9 November, and a plan has been set to complete the bridge in February next year.
“The bridge will be 600 feet long and 24 feet wide and flanked by three-foot pedestrian walkways on either side. The western approach road will be constructed by the Department of Highways. Both bridge and road will be completed in March 2016,” the superintendent engineer said.

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