Padma bridge

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

How long before toll collection is automated?

Manual toll collection is causing congestion and suffering of commuters

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

PM, family reach Tungipara via Padma Bridge; offer prayers at Bangabandhu mausoleum

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is visiting her ancestral home in Gopalganj’s Tungipara – by road for the first time – today (July 4, 2022), after crossing the Padma Bridge.

July 3, 2022
July 3, 2022

PM to visit Tungipara home tomorrow via Padma Bridge

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to visit her ancestral house at Tungipara of Gopalganj with her family members tomorrow by road crossing the Padma bridge.

July 3, 2022
July 3, 2022

Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga tollway: Modern road, manual operation

As the Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga expressway was opened to traffic in March 2020, the Roads and Highways Department had over two years to introduce an automated toll collection system for motorists.

July 3, 2022
July 3, 2022

Celebrating Padma Bridge: A people starving for public spectacle

The first couple of days of the Padma Bridge’s opening was chaotic, hilarious, tragic and outright ridiculous.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

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.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Bus fare on 15 routes via Dhaka-Mawa Expressway to go up from tomorrow

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) today (June 30, 2022) reset bus fares for 15 routes – via Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway, raising the fares by Tk 31–Tk 66.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Woman dies in accident on Dhaka-Mawa Expressway

A woman died as a vehicle hit her in Louhajang upazila of Munshiganj, on the Padma Bridge link road of Dhaka-Mawa Expressway today (June 30, 2022).

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

PM’s allegations, Yunus Centre’s clarifications

The Yunus Centre has released a statement refuting allegations brought against Nobel laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus recently.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

After Padma Bridge, motorbikes might be banned on Dhaka-Mawa Expressway

After Padma Bridge, Roads and Highways Department (RHD) is considering banning motorcycles on Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway.