Padma Bridge

Padma Bridge

Experimental automatic toll collection starts at Padma Bridge

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

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.

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.

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.

“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.

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.

Padma Bridge tour package launched

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

Padma Bridge package tour inaugurated

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

Cattle-carrying van hits Padma Bridge toll plaza barrier

A pick-up van carrying cattle hit a barrier at the toll plaza on Jazira end of Padma Bridge today (Monday, July 4) while trying the leave the plaza without paying toll.

Motorcycles on Padma Bridge unlikely before Eid

The government is unlikely to allow motorcycles on Padma Bridge before Eid-ul-Azha.   

PM grateful to nation: “Your support empowered me to build Padma Bridge”

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (July 3, 2022) expressed gratitude to the nation for standing by her in constructing the Padma Multipurpose Bridge, saying that all credit goes to the people of Bangladesh.

Tk 3.16cr record toll collected from 26,394 vehicles on Padma Bridge yesterday

The government earned record Tk 3.16 crore in revenue through toll from the vehicles that crossed the Padma Bridge yesterday (July 1, 2022), the sixth day after opening of the bridge to traffic.

Cost of Padma Bridge will be realised by 20 years: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today told the parliament that the cost of construction of the Padma Bridge will be realised from toll collections within next 18 to 20 years, much earlier than anticipated previously.

Video of biker “making away without paying” Padma Bridge toll goes viral

A video of a motorbike making away without paying toll at Padma Bridge has gone viral on social media.

Saima Wazed delivers photo she took of BTV cameramen on Padma Bridge to their surprise

Saima Wazed Putul, daughter of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, was seen taking photos with a DSLR camera on the Padma Bridge, on the day (June 25, 2022) of its opening. Two BTV cameramen were captured in some of the photos she took.

11 law enforcement units in charge of different parts of Padma Bridge

A day after Padma Bridge was opened, two young men died in a motorcycle accident on the bridge on Sunday.

Momen seeks apology, compensation from “institution” that claimed Padma Bridge corruption

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has sought apology and compensation from those who humiliated Bangladesh through accusing some top officials of a conspiracy of corruption in the Padma Bridge project.

A tangled web: 11 law enforcement units in charge of Padma Bridge

A day after Padma Bridge was opened, two young men died in a motorcycle accident on the bridge on Sunday (June 26, 2022).