Walking bridges in Kandawgyi Park reopened

The Yangon mayor and officials cut the ribbon to reopen the walking bridges in Kandawgyi Park yesterday.

The opening ceremony of the walking bridges in Kandawgyi Park in Mingala Taungnyunt township was opened yesterday. Chairman of the Yangon City Development Committee Mayor U Bo Htay, Vice-Mayor U Nyi Nyi and Secretary U Nyunt Pe cut the ribbon to open the ceremony.
The ceremony was also attended by Yangon Region Chief Minister U Soe Thein, the Deputy Commander of the Yangon Command, Yangon Region Cabinet Ministers, and YCDC members. While the Chief Minister and party inspected the bridges, the head of the Yangon Region Development Committee Engineering Department (Roads and Bridges) explained that the Yangon City Development Committee is clearing garbage in Kandawgyi Lake with Aquamarine and Truxor heavy machinery and renovated the walking bridges.
To let the people relax on the pedestrian bridges, do exercises for health, and provide easy access to the parks in the Kandawgyi Lake, the old wooden poles were replaced with precast RC piles (driven piles) and the wooden flooring was replaced by steel flooring.
There are seven pedestrian bridges in the lake, 886 feet from Karaweik Park to Baganlone Island Park, 3,205 feet from Baganlone Island Park to the former Aquarium Park, and 2,170 feet from the Former Aquarium Park to Pearl Island Park, 520 feet from Pearl Island Park to Maha Myaing Island Park, 350 feet from Freshwater Fish Park to Bogyoke Park, 126 feet from Bogyoke Park to Rock Garden Island, 70 feet from Bogyoke Park to Oval-Shape Walking Bridge. The total length of the bridge is 7,307 feet.
After that, the Chief Minister and party observed the activities of the public at the Former Aquarium Island, inspected the landscaping work and the beautification of the island, and gave necessary orders. – San Kyaw Oo (IPRD)/GNLM

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