Padma bridge cost

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Tk 3.16cr record toll collected from 26,394 vehicles on Padma Bridge yesterday

The government earned record Tk 3.16 crore in revenue through toll from the vehicles that crossed the Padma Bridge yesterday (July 1, 2022), the sixth day after opening of the bridge to traffic.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Video of biker “making away without paying” Padma Bridge toll goes viral

A video of a motorbike making away without paying toll at Padma Bridge has gone viral on social media.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

A tangled web: 11 law enforcement units in charge of Padma Bridge

A day after Padma Bridge was opened, two young men died in a motorcycle accident on the bridge on Sunday (June 26, 2022).

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

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.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

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.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

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).

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Village house of youth arrested for removing nuts, bolts of Padma Bridge, vandalised

Patuakhali village home of Bayezid Talha, who was arrested in a case filed for removing nuts and bolts from the railing of Padma Bridge, was attacked and vandalised today (June 27, 2022)

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

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.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

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).

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Ministry to propose naming Padma Bridge after PM Hasina again: Quader

The long cherished Padma Bridge will be opened to public next month, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said today.