PV Desk : The 19th span of the much-awaited Padma Bridge has been successfully installed on the 21st and 22nd pillars near Janjira point of the district this afternoon.

“With the installation of ‘4-C’ (19th span) span, the construction work of about 2,850 meters of main structure of the bridge has now been visible, Assistant Engineer Humayun Kabir confirmed.

He said the 150ft long, 3,140 ton span was carried by the biggest crane Tian-E from the construction yard-1 where it was kept temporarily. Then it was installed on the 21-22 number pillars permanently around 1:55 pm on Wednesday.