A massive construction project in Bangladesh is set to completely transform the transportation situation in the South Asian country. A highway bridge with a rail line “one level lower” will cross the Padma River and is expected not only to improve the flow of traffic but to boost the country’s economy as well. The biggest challenge: the immense width of the river on this final stretch of the Ganges. No wonder that the Padma Bridge will be the longest bridge in South Asia at 6.15 kilometers. Let’s take a look at the special circumstances of this imposing construction project, which is rapidly approaching completion.