New bridge planned near Gokteik viaduct
Ministry of construction is planning to construct a bridge near Gokteik viaduct in western Shan State, Daily Eleven reported.
The railway trestle links Pyin Oo Lwin in Mandalay Region and Lashio in Shan State and was constructed in 1899.
The new bridge is set to build parallel to the viaduct and the ministry expects to take about four years to complete the bridge construction.
It plans to use about USD 120 million for the project .
Ref: Daily Eleven