Construction of four-lane road from Yangon to Thilawa will complete in December 2019

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Construction of four-lane road seen on September 26th

Construction of four-lane road from Yangon to Thilawa will complete in December 2019

01 October 2019

With the aim to be secure transportation access to the Thilawa Special Economic Zone from Yangon, the construction of four-lane road linking from Thanlyin Bridge to Thilawa will be completed in December, according to JICA Myanmar Office.

The JICA Myanmar Office also said that No.3 Thanlyin Bridge (Bago River Crossing Bridge) was being constructed.

Those constructions are being funded with the loan from the Japanese Government.

Upon completion of the four-lane road and River crossing bridge, people can move onto Thilawa from Yangon within a short period.

The stake driving ceremony of No.3 Thanlyin Bridge( Bago River Crossing bridge) was held in Yangon on February 13th.

The bridge, which is estimated to cost over US$ 300 million including a loan from Japan, will build with three phases.

Japanese Construction Companies will take charge to build the bridge in sectors, according to Kyaw Lin, Construction Deputy Minister.

The No.3 Thanlyin Bridge will be built 125m from the existing No.1 Thanlyin Bridge. The new bridge, expected to measure 1,928 metres, will be a steel cable-stayed design that will connect Yangon, Thaketa Township and Thanlyin.

Source: https://elevenmyanmar.com/news/construction-of-four-lane-road-to-thilawa-will-complete-in-december