Sunday, June 16, 2024

51,316 vehicles cross Padma Bridge on first day

Tk 2cr collected as tolls A total of 51,316 vehicles crossed the Padma Bridge on the first day on Sunday. The authorities collected Tk 2.09 crore from these vehicles as tolls. The much-awaited Padma Bridge was opened for vehicular movement on Sunday from 6:00am. According to the Bangladesh Bridge Authority between 6:00am on Sunday and

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

PM Hasina inaugurates Padma Bridge

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the Padma Multipurpose Bridge on Saturday. The prime minister unveiled the inauguration plaque of the much-anticipated 6.15 kilometre Padma Bridge for vehicular movement at 11:58am at Mawa end. Speaking at the auspicious moment of inaugurating the bridge, an emotion-choked prime minister remembered Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the family members ... Read more

11 days ahead of inauguration, Padma Bridge lit up from end to end

For the first time, the 6.15 km Padma bridge was illuminated from end to end as all the lamps on the 415 lampposts on the bridge were switched on this evening. The 175-watt LED lights illuminated the main bridge with 328 lampposts, 46 on the Jajira side viaduct and 41 on the Mawa side viaduct, ... Read more

Spectacular arrangements surrounding the opening of Padma Bridge

News Desk : 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 part of the achievement – Bangladesh’s first independently ... Read more