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Elevator tower construction at Mann Shwesettaw Pagoda completed by 45 per cent

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The construction site for elevator at Mann Shwesettaw Pagoda is in progress.

The construction of elevator tower and sky walk way bridge at Mann Shwesettaw pagoda was completed 45 per cent, it is learnt.
The elevator tower will be linking from Hnakyeik Shithsu pagoda to Koekhangyi pagoda. Kyaw Thar company is implementing the elevator tower project and sky walk way bridge project, which is 45 per cent complete so far. The project started on 29 May 2021, said U Than Lwin, the project manager of elevator tower.
An elevator constructed at the Mann Shwesettaw pagoda for the ease of worshipers paying homage.
“Regarding the elevator tower construction project, construction of 24 bored piles was completed in July. Currently, we are constructing two lift towers. The construction materials reached the work area. Lift column will be constructed in the end-August. Then, we will carry out the elevator tower construction project,” said the project manager.
The elevator tower is 210 feet in length and 119 feet high. The tower also includes a 12-foot-wide walkway. The total cost is estimated to be about K1.6 billion. The construction project will be completed by 2020 before the Mann Shwesettaw pagoda festival.—Ma Yu (Ngaphe)/GNLM

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