Concrete work of the piers of the bridge will be completed by May : Housing Ministry

BY: moosawaheed, 21 Feb 2017

Housing Ministry has revealed that by the end of May 2017, concrete work of the piers of the China-Maldives friendship Bridge will be completed.

The ministry showed the progress of the bridge to the press yesterday. Speaking to the press, Housing Minister said that the piers of the approach bridge and the main bridge will be completed by May and that they are working to finish it even before that.

So far 22 piers out of the 35 piers in the main bridge has be concreted. As for the approach bridge, 40 piers out of the 88 piers have been concreted. Housing Minister said that some piers had to be fixed deeper than the initial estimates.

The government have said that the bridge will be completed by July 2018.

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