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Myanmar-Korea Friendship Bridge (Dala) Project 20 percent completed

01 Dec 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The Myanmar-Korea Friendship Bridge (Dala), which crosses the Yangon River and will link Lanmadaw Township to Dala Township in Yangon Region, is under construction, and about 20 per cent of all the construction works have been completed, accor...
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Thakut River bridge to be completed in March

05 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The new Dala and Kawmhu bridge over Thakut River is now 95 percent complete and should be operational by the end of March 2021, said project engineer U Thet Wai Aung.  "The Thakut River bridge is situated on the Dala-Thkut-Let Khoke Kone-Kanyin Kone ro...
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Sarchaung Bridge in Tamu District collapsed due to heavy rain

1 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Digital News - Torrential rain hit Myothit, Tamu District, Sagaing Region and it caused the Sarchaung Bridge near Thanan village to collapse this morning. The bridge which is on the Tamu-Sati Road is 35 ft in length. Due to the heavy rain, the bridge approach slab w...
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Dala bridge construction suspended during Yangon stay-home period

24 Sep 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Nine people working on the construction of Dala Bridge who were quarantined for COVID-19 have tested positive for the coronavirus. Work on the project will now be suspended for as long as the Yangon stay-at-home order is in place. "After we detected the fir...
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Dala bridge construction suspended over COVID-19 cases

17 Sep 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Construction works on the Dala bridge will be suspended after four Myanmar engineers from the construction team tested positive for COVID-19, U Tun Yin, regional Hluttaw MP from Dala, said. "It is impossible to continue the construction work. If we do not s...
Twante canal crossing bridge to be built in Seikkyi Khanaungto

Twante canal crossing bridge to be built in Seikkyi Khanaungto

11 SEP 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar Seikkyi Kanaungto Township is well known as an island town and most of the residents rely upon the motor vessels to cross the river. So, authorities are planning to build the Twante canal crossing bridge.There are over 35,000 people in nine wards...
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Ministry of Construction complete 100 bridges in Myanmar this year

04 Sep 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - State and regional governments in Myanmar have expended around K477 billion building bridges in fiscal 2019-20, according to the Ministry of Construction. "A total of 43 bridges spanning over 180 ft and 57 bridges under 180 ft amounting to 100 bridges in to...
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Nga Moe Yeik embankment construction almost completes 100pc

28 Aug 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The construction of Nga Moe Yeik embankment was nearly 100 per cent complete, and it is expected to complete at the end of August, according to Yangon Region Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems (Region 1). The proje...
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Dala Bridge construction running 24 hours to meet deadline

27 Aug 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Construction of the Dala Bridge is now being carried out around the clock to be complete within the targeted timeframe, said project manager Mr Jong Bo Choi. The bridge, also known as the Myanmar – Korea Friendship Bridge, is expected to cost US$168 million...
Yangon Chief Minister inspects Myanmar-Korea Friendship Dala Bridge construction

Yangon Chief Minister inspects Myanmar-Korea Friendship Dala Bridge construction

25 AUG 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein inspected the construction of Myanmar-Korea Friendship Bridge (Dala) project in Yangon downtown side on 24 August.Dala bridge project is implemented with the loan of US$157.83 million from the Re...
New bridge infrastructure planned in Ayeyarwady, Shan

New bridge infrastructure planned in Ayeyarwady, Shan

25 AUG 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times The Pathein Bridge (2), which directly connects Pathein's Mahabandoola Road with the west bank of Ngawun River in Ayeyarwady Region, will officially open for traffic in September, according to the Ministry of Construction. The bridge, which was constructed to acco...
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Mekong River Commission Urges More Data Sharing Amid Low Water Levels in Lower Mekong

07 Aug 2020 - Source: Radio Free Asia - As water levels in the lower-Mekong region hit record lows for the second year in a row, a report published Friday by the intergovernmental Mekong River Commission urged China, Myanmar and its member countries to share more data about hydroelectric dam op...
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Chin State Minister inspects construction works at Lower Laivar Dam

21 July 2020 - Global New Light of Myanmar - The Chin State Minister for Agriculture, Livestock Breeding, Forestry and Mines U Mang Hen inspected construction works at Lower Laivar Dam, the third dam in the Chin State, on 19 July afternoon. Firstly, U Toe Myint, the dam construction group offic...
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NST Leader: A game of rivers and dams

05 July 2020 - Source: New Straits Times - THE Earth came with no borders. Rivers do not recognise them. To them, the Earth is one undivided planet. It is we — nations of men — who have divided the planet into this and that land. Blame it on the Treaty Of Westphalia of 1648. which brought us th...
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Govt seeks parliamentary approval for additional Dala Bridge loan

27 MAY 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times The Ministry of Construction last week submitted a proposal to Parliament for an additional US$20 million loan from South Korea for the construction of the Myanmar-Korea Friendship Bridge, or Dala Bridge. The loan, which will be drawn from Korea's Economic Develop...

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