Monday, December 4, 2023

Expressway faces delay

Work now starts in March next year due to row over land acquisition, lack of financing Despite highest political commitment, the government could not launch the Dhaka Elevated Expressway project on schedule as it could not complete acquisition of required land, while the project contractor could not arrange necessary financing. Construction of the Tk 8,703-crore ... Read more

Expressway work begins soon

Communications Minister Syed Abul Hossain Thursday reiterated that construction work on the much-vaunted Elevated Expressway from Uttara to Chittagong Road of Jatrabari would begin this month, hopefully to reduce traffic jam in the overcrowded capital city, reports UNB. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate formally the construction works under the project, the biggest public-private partnership ... Read more

Expressway work gets underway

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday inaugurated the construction work of the much-awaited Dhaka Elevated Expressway, which would reduce the acute and annoying traffic congestions in the capital. “The long-cherished dream of the city people will be fulfilled with the construction of the expressway that would be expanded from Gazipur to Narayanganj in future to ... Read more

Expressway losing its way

Faces delay as process for land acquisition not started 3 months into signing deal Construction of the Dhaka Elevated Expressway (DEE) faces delay for the lengthy process of land acquisition and removal of structures from the project route. Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA), the implementing authority of the project, must hand over one-third of the project ... Read more