By Dhaka Mirror : dhakamirror.com
The government has fixed the toll of the under-construction Padma bridge, which is at least 1.5 times higher than the average toll paid on ferries plying the Padma.
The bridge division under Road Transport and Bridges Ministry on Tuesday issued a notification fixing different toll rates for different transports.
As per the gazette, the toll rates are Tk 100 for a motorcycle, Tk 750 for a car and a jeep, Tk 1,200 for a pick-up van, Tk 1,300 for a microbus, Tk 1,400 for a minibus (31 seats or less than
Padma Bridge: Tk 10.97cr toll collected in 3 days
The government has earned Tk 10.97 crore in revenue from tolls collected from vehicles that crossed the Padma Bridge in three days.Tk 10.97 crore was collected from 12:00am on Thursday to 11:59pm on Saturday, according to Bangladesh Bridges Authority.A total of 74,222 vehicles crossed the Padma Bridge during this period.Of them, a total of 22,703 … Read more