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Engineers put finishing touches on Bayintnaung Bridge-2

Union Minister for Construction U Kyaw Lwin views round finishing works and preparation for opening of Bayintnaung Bridge-2.—mna

Yangon, 26 Oct —Special Project Group-5 of Public Works is building Bayintnaung Bridge-2 across Hline River as a link between Mayangon and Hlinethaya townships of Yangon Region.
The project kicked off on 6 June 2013 and it will be completed at the end of October 2014.
Union Minister for Construction U Kyaw Lwin inspected preparations for holding the opening ceremony of the bridge and finishing works on Sunday afternoon.
The bridge is of bored pile foundation and steel frames for the main structure, approached structure with bored pile foundation and steel plate girder/PC girder and RC concrete. The main structure of the bridge will be 1,628.03 feet long, the approach bridge on Bayintnaung Bank, 819.364 feet long and Hlinethaya bank, 4,104.53 feet long.
The bridge will have 48 feet wide motorway with four lanes flanked by six feet wide pedestrian way on either side. Water clearance will be 370 feet wide and 36 feet high. The facility can withstand 75-ton loads.

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