No toll for 15 more bridges on Padma Bridge opening day...

No toll for 15 more bridges on Padma Bridge opening day

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 07:22 PM, 23 June 2022   Updated: 08:14 PM, 23 June 2022

No toll for 15 more bridges on Padma Bridge opening day

No toll for 15 more bridges on Padma Bridge opening day

No toll will be collected from major 15 bridges in Khulna, Barishal and Gopalganj on June 25, to facilitate the Padma Bridge opening, authorities announced today.

This information was given in a circular signed by Fahmida Haque Khan, Deputy Secretary, Road Transport and Highways Division, Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges on Thursday.

The 15 bridges are: Khan Jahan Ali (Rupsha) Bridge, Daratana Bridge, Doarika-Shikarpur Bridge, Dapadapia Bridge, Gabkhan Bridge, Baleshwar Bridge, Patuakhali Bridge, Sheikh Russel Bridge, Sheikh Kamal Bridge, Sheikh Jamal Bridge, Payra (Lebukhali) Bridge, Mullahat Bridge, Ashmat Ali Khan Bangladesh-China Friendship Bridge, Kalna Ferry and Sheikh Lutfar Rahman Bridge.

Earlier on June 20, 2022, authorities announced no toll will be collected from vehicles on three bridges on the Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway on June 25, to avoid traffic congestion at these points.

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