Padma bridge construction

January 18, 2018
January 18, 2018

Efforts on to complete Padma bridge by December

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader tells Parliament that all-out efforts are on the completion of the construction works on the Padma Bridge by December 2018.

August 8, 2016
August 8, 2016

Padma Bridge’s 1st span to ‘reach this evening’ from China

The first span of the superstructure of Padma Bridge is set to reach Mawa site from China by Monday evening, says Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader.

May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016

Dohar bridge, world’s 8th wonder!

A bridge, identified as Mahmudpur Dulu Khan Bridge at Dohar in Dhaka, is making the rounds in the social media platform, Facebook for lying suspended in mid air with a few columns barely touching the ground.

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Ecnec okays Tk 34,988cr Padma bridge rail link project

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) approves the much-talked about Tk 34,988 crore project of Padma Bridge rail link from Dhaka to Jessore.

February 24, 2016
February 24, 2016

Deal inked to hire consultants for Padma Bridge

Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) has inked a Tk 169 crore deal with 4 int'l and local consultancy firms for Management Support Consultancy service for the Padma Multipurpose Bridge project.

January 16, 2016
January 16, 2016

Bank MD’s removal led to Padma fund cancellation threat: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina alleges that she had been threatened that funding to Padma Bridge project would be stopped if a particular person was not there as the managing director of a particular bank.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

Up to an uphill Padma task

The Amazon and the Padma are the two most unpredictable and treacherous rivers in the world. And as the mighty Padma carries huge volumes of sediments making its bed very soft and tricky, building a bridge on it depends on controlling its behaviour.

December 12, 2015
December 12, 2015

Show world our worth with Padma Bridge: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates construction work of the much-expected Padma Bridge at Mawa in Munshiganj. Earlier, she inaugurated river training work at Jajira point in Shariatpur.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

PM to inaugurate construction of Padma bridge before Dec 16

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the construction works of the main parts of Padma Multipurpose Bridge before the Victory Day on December 16, says Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader.

August 26, 2015
August 26, 2015

Padma strikes bridge site again, damages jetty

River erosion strikes Padma bridge construction site at Kumarbhog in Munshiganj and broke away large parts of land this morning – damaging a jetty and some other equipment.

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