Prime Minister to open Baradaha Bridge on August 20 through video conference
15 August 2015, Nirapad News: Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina is likely to open the Baradaha Bridge over the Karotoa River on Gaibandha-Nakaihat-Gobindaganj Road under Gobindaganj upazila for vehicular movement on August 20 through a video conference.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) M. Abdus Samad informed it while he was talking on Friday.
The DC said the bridge would be inaugurated by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on August 20 around 11 am through video conference between the PM office and the DC office.
The bridge would be opened for the people and vehicular movement on the same day, he added.
The DC also said Road and Highways Department (RHD) under the Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges implemented the construction works of the much awaited bridge on the Karotoa River of the upazila.
When contacted, executive engineer of RHD M. Mahabubul Alam Khan said the 253.56- meter length and 6.10- meter width bridge was constructed at the cost of Taka 19.42 crore.
The people of Gaibandha town go to Gobindaganj via Palashbari upazila town moving a long way.
“After opening the bridge, the distance between Gaibandha town and Gobindaganj upazila town will be lessened at least 11-km,’ the engineer added.