20,000 vehicles cross Padma Bridge in 10hrs

A total of 20,000 vehicles crossed the Padma Bridge from Mawa and Janjira points on the routes between Dhaka and 21 south and south-western districts in the first 10 hours after its opening for traffic on Sunday.
Among the vehicles that crossed the bridge, 60.53 per cent were motorcycles, said Bangladesh Bridge Authority executive engineer Mahmudur Rahman

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Padma Bridge opens for vehicles in a festive mood

At last after years of waiting the Padma Bridge was open for vehicular movement from Sunday morning.
On the first day, people on buses, cars and motorcycles get on the bridge in a festive mood.
Defying order, many people were seen walking and taking photos on the bridge parking their vehicles aside.
The opening of the bridge has brought comfort to the workers of goods-laden vehicles

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Spectacular arrangements surrounding the opening of Padma Bridge

News Desk : dhakamirror.com
Last minute preparations are underway in the bridge area. The Padma Bridge is going to be opened on 25 June. The inauguration of the Padma Bridge on June 25 will be celebrated in a manner that will truly let the general public be a partĀ of the achievement – Bangladesh’s first independently funded mega project.
Every one of the country’s 4,000-plus unions will light up the night sky with fireworks and fire lanterns. In the daytime, clouds of helium balloons will float across the country.
After the official inauguration of the 6.15-kilometre bridge at the Mawa end, the

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