Padma bridge cost

Padma Bridge to get costlier

The long-cherished Padma bridge is set to cost more after the bridges division sought more funds and time to complete the structure even though it is open to the public since June last year.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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).

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)

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.

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.

June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018

Tk 1,400cr additional fund okayed for Padma Bridge

The government approves additional Tk 1,400 core funding for the much-hyped Padma Bridge project taking the total project cost to Tk 30,193 crore.

June 6, 2018
June 6, 2018

Padma bridge cost to rise again

The cost of the much-hyped Padma Bridge project is going to increase again as the government has to spend more to acquire additional land, taking the total project cost to Tk 30,193 crore.

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