Govt to plan new Arakan-Chin bridge construction
11 June 2015 — The Union government is planning to conduct a survey on the requirements of a new bridge that will connect Chin and Arakan States.
According to the Pyithu Hluttaw, the Ministry of Construction will lead the survey team to get an estimate of designs and costs for the bridge construction.
The Global New Light of Myanmar today said that the cost would be ‘submitted to the Union government and the Union Assembly in 2016-2017 fiscal year for approval.
Soe Tint, deputy minister of Construction, said that the bridge would be 1,200 feet long and 50 feet high from the water level of the Kaladan river.#