Padma Bridge

Padma Bridge

Heatwaves, global warming, and the ethics of our cities

We must rethink how cities are planned, designed, and administered to combat the adverse effects of both the heat island problem and climate change.

1y ago

Experimental automatic toll collection starts at Padma Bridge

Electronic Toll Collection System (ETCS) was launched on trial basis on the Padma Bridge today.

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Tk 660cr toll collected from Padma Bridge till April 25: Quader

Over Tk 660.24 crore toll has been collected from the Padma Bridge till April 25, said Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today.

1y ago

IMF's DMD impressed with Padma bridge

International Monetary Fund’s Deputy Managing Director Antoinette Monsio Sayeh today expressed her happiness for Padma Bridge during a three-hour visit to the project site.

1y ago

Padma Bridge 'graft conspiracy': Govt gets time till Oct 30 to form commission

The High Court today (October 16, 2022) gave time till October 30 to the government to form a commission to identify people who made up false stories about corruption involving the Padma Bridge project and to submit a compliance report to this effect.

1y ago

“Padma Bridge marks a new beginning of Bangladesh’s improved connectivity”

Bangladesh is a vital crossroads in Southeast Asia. It borders India on land on three sides and has major ports in the Bay of Bengal. The country is also a part of the Asian Highway network, connecting 32 Asian nations to Europe, reports RealClearPolitics, in an article penned by Sajeeb Wazed.

1y ago

People still stopping vehicles on Padma Bridge to take selfies

Some people, crossing the Padma Bridge, were seen stopping their private cars on the bridge to take selfies even though there is a restriction on it.

1y ago

Padma Bridge tour package launched

Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation’s (BPC) “Padma Bridge Visit” tour package was launched yesterday.

1y ago

Padma Bridge package tour inaugurated

Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation's package tour titled "Dream Padma Bridge Visit" was launched today (July 22).

1y ago

Railway aims to finish installation by Dec

The project authority of Padma Bridge will start handing over the structure to the railway’s authority today so that the latter can start installing rail track on the lower deck of the bridge.

1y ago

Installation of rail track on lower deck of Padma Bridge may start in 2 weeks

Padma Bridge project authority will start the process of handing over the structure to the railway authority tomorrow so that the latter can start installing rail track on the lower deck of the bridge.

1y ago

Rail tracks installation on Padma Bridge likely to begin next week: Sujan

Installation of rail tracks on the lower deck of Padma Bridge is likely to start from next week, said Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan today (July 15).

1y ago

Padma Bridge: Tk 10.97cr toll collected in 72 hrs

The government has earned Tk 10.97 crore in revenue from tolls collected from vehicles that crossed the Padma Bridge in a total of 72 hours.

1y ago

Rules not same for all? BCL President, entourage take selfies on Padma Bridge

While authorities have made it clear that stopping vehicles on Padma Bridge to take selfies or strolling around is completely prohibited, Al-Nahean Khan Joy, president of the central unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League, has done exactly that.

1y ago

Record Tk 4.19cr toll collected from Padma Bridge yesterday

The government has earned a record Tk 4.19 crore in revenue from tolls collected from vehicles that crossed the Padma Bridge in a total of 24 hours till yesterday (July 8, 2022).

1y ago

Padma Bridge toll plaza tilts after bus hits booth

Toll collection at toll-booth no 2 at the Mawa-end of Padma Bridge was halted as the toll plaza tilted after it was hit by a bus.

1y ago

Man posing as PBI official fined for trying to cross Padma Bridge with motorbike

A man was fined Tk 11,000 as he was trying to cross Padma Bridge on motorcycle, posing as an official of Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI), earlier today (July 8, 2022).

1y ago

3 truck drivers fined for transporting motorcycles on Padma Bridge

Three truck drivers have been fined for transporting motorcycles on the Padma Bridge.

1y ago
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