No traffic jam, vehicles moving slowly on Dhaka-Tangail highway

A 3-km tailback is created from Rasulpur to Elenga of Tangail on Dhaka-Tangail highway on August 27, 2017. Photo: Star

Passengers have been suffering immensely on Dhaka-Tangail highway as vehicles are moving slowly due to last night’s tailback caused by heavy rains.

Vehicles were moving slowly for nearly 50 kilometres area stretching from Chandra of Gazipur to Elenga of Tangail, Khalilur Rahman Patwari, officer-in-charge of Gorai Highway Police Station, told The Daily Star.

The tailback on the highway was caused due to heavy rain last night but the vehicles started moving again from early morning, the OC said.

Besides, work on four lanes on the highway slowed down the transport movement, he said.    

Potholes at many points and huge rush of Dhaka-bound trucks loaded with sacrificial animals coming from North Bengal are another reason behind the situation, he added.


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