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Padma Bridge

Padma Bridge

The Padma Bridge
is a multipurpose road-rail bridge across the Padma River to be constructed in Bangladesh. When completed it will be the largest bridge in Bangladesh and the first fixed river crossing for road traffic. It will connect Louhajong, Munshiganj to Shariatpur and Madaripur, linking the south-west of the country, to northern and eastern regions.

History of PMBP
Pr-feasibility Study by BBA - 1998-1999 - GoB Fund
Feasibility Study, finalized by JICA, Japan - 2003-2005 - JICA Grant
LAP, RAP & EMP - 2006 - GoB Fund
Detailed Design and procurement, finalize by Maunsell Ltd. AECOM NZL - 2009-2011 - ADB TA Loan + GoB Fund
Procurement & Implementation - 2011-2015 - GoB Fund
Independent checking of design finalize by Flint & Neill Limited UK - 2010 - ADB TA Loan Fund
Estimated Project Cost (2nd RDPP):

BDT 301933.88 Million or,

USD 3.868 Billion (Including VAT and IT)

Land Acquisition: About 1471 hector

Bridge in Brief
Main Bridge Length 6.15 km
Viaduct 3.148 km (Road), 532 m (Rail)
Approach Road 12.117 km
River Training Works 14 km (1.6 Mawa + 12.4 in Janjira)

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