Myanmar’s first glass bridge will be built near the Naung Cho Gut Hteik

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Bridge in northern Shan State, according to the project. Along with the glass bridge, a resort will be built and Chinese experts will be involved in the construction. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed with the Shan State government for the project, and an MoA will be signed soon.

The Gut Hteik Glass Bridge will be built on 17 acres of land at a cost of US $ 5 million and will have a two-year project period to invite potential investors.

The Gut Hteik Bridge is 2,260 feet long. Construction began on April 6, 1899, and opened on January 8, 1900. The Gut Hteik Bridge was completed in eight months by the American Bridge Company Maryland Company and the Pennsylvania Company.

Gut Hteik Village with Gut Hteik Bridge can be reached by car or motorbike from Pyin Oo Lwin Akyaw Naung Cho, 76 miles from Mandalay. At Pyin Oo Lwin side, turn right at the three intersections of Naungcho town and follow the road (Naw Cho-Taunggyi road) next to Myoma Market. The ancients said that the Shan name was changed from a Ngok Hteik to Gut Hteik.

Gut Hteik Bridge is a colonial bridge, but it is of international standard. It is an ancient bridge that was systematically built using international materials.

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