Sunday, February 25, 2024

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

Another expressway to link Uttara, Savar EPZ

Govt also approves second Padma bridge project; counts on public private partnership The government plans to build a 34-kilometre elevated expressway for quick entry and exit of vehicles to and from Dhaka, and facilitating transit trade with India, Nepal and Bhutan. The Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway Project (DAEEP), to be implemented in Public Private Partnership (PPP), ... 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 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

Deal inked for Dhaka expressway

Cost Tk 8,703cr Construction of the Dhaka Elevated Expressway will begin within the next six months with a target to complete it within three and a half years, according to a concession agreement signed yesterday. Bangladesh Bridges Authority (BBA) signed the agreement with Italian-Thailand Development Public Company Ltd (Ital-Thai Company) for building the expressway at ... Read more

Deal with Ital-Thai company today

Elevated Expressway Deal with Ital-Thai company today The government will sign a contract with Italian-Thailand Development Public Company Ltd today for construction of the much-talked Dhaka Elevated Expressway. The signing ceremony will take place at Sonargaon hotel at 11:00am in presence of ministers and senior government officials of Bangladesh and