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).

Those who opposed Padma Bridge are “enemies of Bangladesh”, High Court says

The High Court today (June 27, 2022) observed that those who had opposed the Padma Bridge construction are enemies of the country and nation, and they must be identified.

Motorbikes on pickup trucks crossing Padma Bridge

Amidst the ongoing ban on motorbikes plying Padma Bridge, bikers seemed to have come up with a solution.

Despite ban, hundreds of motorbikes throng Padma Bridge toll plaza

Despite the ban on motorbikes on Padma Bridge, hundreds of two-wheelers have been showing up at Mawa toll plaza to cross the river since this morning. Around 500 motorbikes have been turned away by traffic police and the bridge’s toll authorities from 6am to 11:30am today (June 27, 2022).

Padma Bridge: Over Tk 2cr toll collected in first 24 hours

A total of 51,316 vehicles crossed the Padma Bridge in the first 24 hours after the bridge was opened to public (till 6am today) (June 27, 2022).

“Worried that you may throw me into the river If I visit Padma Bridge”

Opposition BNP lawmaker Harunur Rashid yesterday (June 26, 2022) told the parliament that he is worried of being thrown into Padma river if he goes to visit Padma Bridge, which was inaugurated on Saturday.

‘Home never felt so close’

Six minutes was all it took a BRTC bus to cross the 6.15km bridge over the Padma river yesterday.  

Padma Bridge: Man detained for removing nuts, bolts

A man was detained for removing nuts and bolts from the railing of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge yesterday.

Padma Bridge off limits to motorcycles

The Bridges Division last evening banned motorcycles on the Padma Bridge from 6:00am today as thousands of bikers queuing up to cross the bridge overwhelmed the toll plaza employees and two bikers died in a crash on the bridge.

Mobile court to conduct drive on Padma Bridge from tomorrow

A mobile court will conduct drive on Padma bridge from tomorrow morning.

Motorcycles banned on Padma Bridge

The Bridge Division under the Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges has banned the operation of motorcycles on Padma Bridge from 6am tomorrow (June 27, 2022) until further notice.

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