Thursday, May 30, 2024

Cracks come under fixing

The repair of cracks on Bangabandhu Bridge is now going on in full swing with a target to be completed by June next year. Traffic on the bridge has got slower as vehicles instructed by various signs are diverted at two points for the repair work that began last month. On an average, 15,000 vehicles ... Read more

23yrs more needed to clear Bangabandhu Bridge debts

Tk 1.5bn is paid in principal, interest annually to ADB, WB It will take at least 23 years more to clear the liabilities the country owes to multilateral lenders who gave loans for constructing the Bangabandhu Multipurpose Bridge across the Jamuna River. An annual payment of Tk 1.50 billion in principal and interest to the ... Read more

Experts suggest rail bridge over Jamuna

Restrictions on speed, load continue on Bangabandhu Bridge Construction of an exclusive rail bridge over the Jamuna has become very crucial as the Bangabandhu Multipurpose Bridge is now handicapped by various limitations, including restrictions on speed and load of trains. The government should urgently construct the rail bridge parallel to the Bangabandhu Bridge,