Crescent-and-Star crowns Temburong Bridge (2019)


Four metres wide and 6.6 metres tall, Crescent-and-Star installed on top of the first tower. PHOTOS: MINISTRY OF DEVELOPMENT


The Temburong Bridge Project marked another important milestone when the installation of the top feature for the first tower took place on Friday morning.

 

Members of the National Committee for Temburong Bridge Project present to witness the installation of top feature were Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar; Minister of Energy, Manpower and Industry Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mat Suny bin Haji Mohd Hussein; Acting Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Ahmaddin bin Haji Abdul Rahman; and Deputy Minister of Development Dato Seri Paduka Ar Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin; Permanent Secretary (Infrastructure, Housing and Professional) at the Ministry of Development (MoD) Ir Haji Amer Hishamuddin bin Pehin Orang Kaya Amar Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Haji Zakaria; Permament Secretary at the Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications Haji Mohammad Nazri bin Haji Mohammad Yusof; and officers from the MoD.

The event began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Kampong Sungai Besar Mosque Affairs Officer Pengiran Haji Mohd Sallehin bin Pengiran Tejudin. This was followed by a briefing on the installation activity by Project Manager of Package CC3 Kim Ho Young who explained that the top feature comprises a four metres wide and 6.6 metres tall Crescent-and-Star weighing 2.6 tonnes.



Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar; Minister of Energy, Manpower and Industry Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mat Suny bin Haji Mohd Hussein; Acting Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Ahmaddin bin Haji Abdul Rahman witness the installation of the Crescent-and-Star. PHOTOS: MINISTRY OF DEVELOPMENT

The Crescent-and-Star was installed on the first tower of the Navigation Bridge, Single Tower Cable Stayed Bridge, crossing the Brunei Channel. The Crescent-and-Star shape is one of the Islamic features in the design of the bridge.

Before the installation began, a Doa Selamat was recited by Pengiran Haji Mohd Sallehin.

The same installation procedures will also be done for the next two towers of navigation bridge, Twin Towers Cable Stayed Bridge, crossing Eastern Channel.

Besides this top feature, three Islamic scirpts – Subhanallah, Alhamdulillah and Allahu Akbar were also installed on the towers.

 

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin