Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Hardinge Bridge, Bangladesh

Hardinge Bridge is one of most important bridge in Bangladesh that made easier communication between proposed in 1889 by the Eastern Bengal Railway. southwest part, north Bengal and the capital Dhaka. The bridge was proposed in 1889 by the Eastern Bengal Railway.

Bridge Details:

Bridge Name               : Hardinge Bridge

Type                            : Railway Bridge

Location                      : Across the Padma River, from Paksey, Ishwardi
                                     to Bheramara, Kushtia

Naming                       : After Lord Hardinge (Viceroy of India, 1910-1916)

Long                            : 1.8 kilometers (1.1 miles)

Material                       : Steel

Construction Start       : 1910

Time to complete        : Almost 2 years

Open                           : 1915