The improved transport network has now reduced the hauling time of vehicles and enhanced economic activity, boosting the national GDP, according to one estimate, to roughly one percent annually.
Jamuna bridge sees its crown being snatched away by Padma bridge.
The Bangabadhu Bridge, better known as Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge, has achieved a new record in collecting tolls from vehicles in 24 hours till 6:00am today (April 30, 2022).
A truck breaks down on Bangabandhu Bridge, compelling a delay in the schedule of at least five northern districts-bound trains. Train schedule resumes after the vehicle is dragged away an hour later.