SG. MERADONG BRIDGE

72m span steel Concrete Bridge with an impressive arch design

Client : Jabatan Kerja Raya
Award Date : 28th December 1999
Completed Date: 27th March 2001

The first Steel Arch Bridge fabricated in Sarawak. 72m span steel Concrete Bridge with an impressive arch design.

The turnkey project for the design and construction of a tied steel arch bridge as the permanent crossing over Sg. Meradong, Bintangor was awarded to Brooke Dockyard on the 13th of January 2000.The scope of work also involved a 780m approach road in order to complete the access to Sungai Meradong resettlement scheme.

The bridge shall create a direct link between Bintangor and Sarikei, reducing substantially the travel time by approximately one hour and also providing access to several long houses and resettlement schemes. This bridge is built using the allocation given by the State Government under the 7th Malaysian Plan.