of Mukterpur (6th Bangladesh - China Friendship) Bridge
As a part of an integrated transportation network to
construct Mukterpur (Sixth China-Bangladesh Friendship)
river Dhaleswari on Dhaka-Munshigonj
road an agreement on economic and technical co-operation signed on 11/01/02
and 24/12/02 between Government of Bangladesh and the People's Republic
of China. The goverment of China has selected China
Road & Bridge Corporation
(CRBC) as the implementation unit. An agreement between JMBA & CRBC
signed on 27/12/04. It is expected that the construction work of the
be completed at the mid of 2008. The Project Concpt Paper (PCP) of the
project has been approved by the ECNEC on 7th July 2004. Construction
of this bridge
will establish fixed transport link between Dhaka city and Munshigonj
which is one of the major supply area of agricultural products to the
The proposed Mukterpur bridge when implemented will also bring revolutionary
changes in the economic development of the country.
Type : Pre-stressed concrete box girder
Length : 1521 m
Width : 10 m (carriage way - 7.5 m & sidewalk - 2x1.25 m)
No. of Lanes : 2 Lanes
Navigation Vertical Clearance : 18.29 m from Standard high Water Level (SHWL)
Navigation Horizontal Clearance : 76.2
No. of Span : 37 nos.
No. of Abutment : 2 nos.
No. of Piers : 38 nos.
Type of Foundation : Pile foundation
Width of approach road : 12.5 m (Pavement-7.5 m, Hardshoulder-2x1.5 m & Soft
No. of piles : 158 nos.
Length of Approach road : 673.235 m (South - 340.5 m & North - 332.735
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