Construction work of Padma Multipurpose Bridge under financing of Bangladesh Government is going on and targeted to be completed by middle of the year 2021. The Padma Multipurpose Bridge provides four lanes for road traffic on top deck and in bottom deck a Broad-gauge Single Railway Track. With the view to connect Dhaka with South-west part of the country within shortest possible period, construction of a rail link between Dhaka and Jessore earned prime importance. Read more…
Objectives and Targets
The project aims at constructing new railway track (approz.169 Km) from Capital City Dhaka to Jashore via Padma Multipurpose Bridge to establish new Broad Gauge (BG) railway connectivity through south-west part of the country. Total Track length is 215.22 Km including loops and sidings and double lines.
The targets of the Projects are – Read more….
Outcomes of the Project
The outcomes to be achieved by the Project are as follows –
- To improve accessibility to the capital city Dhaka with central and south western regions of the country through Padma Bridge covering new areas of Munshiganj, Shariatpur, Madaripur and Narail districts. Read More…..
Construction Supervision Consultant (CSC)
Bangladesh Army core of Engineers has been entrusted to supervise the construction activities of the project. Accordingly, a contract was signed on 01 January 2017 with Bangladesh Army for CSC activities.
The scope of the contract includes:
- Assist Bangladesh Railway in Read More……