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).

False Padma Bridge corruption stories: HC orders to form commission for identifying culprits

The High Court today (June 28, 2022) ordered the government to form a commission in 30 days in order to identify people who made up false stories about corruption involving the Padma Bridge project.

Authority provides conditions for motorbikes to cross Padma Bridge

The Bridges Division on Sunday (June 26, 2022) decided to ban motorbikes on Padma Bridge until further notice from yesterday (June 27, 2022).

Derogatory remarks on Padma Bridge: Local BNP leader arrested in Noakhali

Police yesterday (June 27, 2022) arrested a local BNP leader of Noakhali’s Companiganj upazila for allegedly posting derogatory comments on social media over Padma Bridge.

Parking car to make music video on Padma Bridge: Driver fined

A mobile court yesterday (June 27, 2022) fined a private car driver Tk 1,000 for parking his vehicle on Padma Bridge to make a music video, defying the government ban.

Padma Bridge: How did he remove the nuts and bolts?

Hours after the arrest of a youth who was seen removing nuts and bolts of Padma Bridge’s railing, Criminal Investigation Department (CID) still could not specifically say how he removed them.

Vehicular movement on Padma Bridge declines on day 2

The number of vehicles crossed the Padma Bridge on the second day has reduced significantly after the authorities banned motorcycles from crossing the bridge from 6:00 am today (June 27, 2022).

Army, police beef up vigilance on Padma Bridge

Members of the Bangladesh Army as well police personnel today (June 27, 2022) beefed up vigilance to prevent any untoward incident on the Padma Bridge on the second day after the inauguration of the megastructure.

Cost of Padma Bridge will be realised by 2057: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader told the parliament that the construction cost of Padma Bridge would be realised from tolls by 2057.

3 injured as truck hits Padma Bridge viaduct fencing

Three people were injured when a truck carrying 136 sacks of onion hit the fencing on the viaduct road of Padma Bridge this afternoon (June 27, 2022).

Youth who removed nuts, bolts of Padma Bridge placed on 7-day remand

A Shariatpur court today (June 27, 2022) placed Bayezid Talha on a seven-day remand in a case filed for removing nuts and bolts from the railing of the Padma Bridge.