Foundation laying for Yangon-Dala bridge 60% complete
The construction of the Yangon-Dala bridge, or the Korea-Myanmar Friendship Bridge, is on and work on laying the bored pile foundation for the bridge on the Dala side is 60 per cent complete, said U Maung Maung Cho, chief engineer of Myat Noe Thu Company, which is implementing the approaching bridge project.
“Of the 141 bored piles, 81 have been drilled down. Bored piling and other piling foundation processes on the side of Dala are expected to finish in March. For now, laying of the piling foundation is still under way,” he said.Similarly, the temporary approaching bridge from Yangon side is being implemented by the CCECC Company.
While construction is on, vessels are required to travel between two red and green buoys placed along the site. There are two red and yellow buoys installed on the Dala side and two green and yellow buoys on the Yangon side.The companies carrying out Dala construction projects are following safety and security measures.Upon completion of the Yangon-Dala bridge, local people from Dala, Twantay, Kawhmu, and Kungyangon in Yangon Region will enjoy smooth transportation and faster trade. The project is also expected to improve the livelihood of local people.
Source: Global New Light of Myanmar
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