Related News - Padma Bridge

Related News - Padma Bridge

State-of-the-art PTZ cameras installed on Padma Bridge

State-of-the-art Pan Tilt Zoom (PTZ) control cameras have been installed at both ends of the Padma Bridge to beef up security and ensure surveillance. Besides, 34 dome cameras have been installed at the Jajira and Mawa ends of the bridge.

13:21 11 August 2022

Tk 100cr toll collected on Padma Bridge in 41 days

The Padma Bridge authorities have collected over 100 crore in tolls in 41 days since the bridge was opened to traffic. During this time, about 8 lakh vehicles crossed through the toll plazas at both ends (Mawa and Zajira).

12:12 7 August 2022

More than Tk 52.55cr tolls collected in 20 days on Padma Bridge

Tk 52,55,35,650 has been collected at the Padma Bridge in 20 days. During this, 4,50,312 vehicles crossed through Mawa and Jazira end.

18:58 16 July 2022

All credit goes to countrymen for Padma Bridge: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed her gratitude to the countrymen for standing beside her in building the Padma Multipurpose Bridge, saying all credit goes to the people of Bangladesh for its construction.

15:55 3 July 2022

Padma Bridge toll collection sees record amount of Tk 3.16cr

Padma Bridge has been busy since its inauguration. The pressure on the vehicle is increasing day by day, resulting in a record amount of toll collection. On Friday, the highest Tk 3.16 crore was collected – a record of toll collection after the inauguration.

15:27 2 July 2022

Bus damages Padma Bridge toll plaza barrier

A bus has damaged the barrier of the Padma Bridge toll plaza booth at Jajira point. A bus named 'Shariatpur Paribahan' hit the toll plaza around 10 am on Tuesday. Officers in charge of the toll plaza stopped the bus at first but later released it.

19:42 28 June 2022

Discipline returns on Padma Bridge

The law enforcement agencies have taken strict measures to ensure discipline on the Padma Bridge.

16:56 27 June 2022

Padma Bridge Conspiracy: HC to hear rules to find those involved

A rule hearing on the question of setting up a commission to find out the conspirators behind the creation of a false story of corruption over the Padma Bridge construction deal is set for a hearing on Monday.

12:40 26 June 2022

We become victorious: PM

Calling the Padma Bridge as a "symbol of pride, honour and ability" of Bangladesh, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the much-hyped bridge now stands on the mighty Padma river confronting all the conspiracies. 

15:59 25 June 2022

PM Sheikh Hasina opens Padma Bridge

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today unveiled the inauguration plaque of Padma Bridge at 11:58am at Mawa Point. She arrived at the venue around 10:03am today.

11:55 25 June 2022

PM joins Padma Bridge opening rally

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined the inaugural ceremony at Mawa point in Munshiganj at 10 am. She reached the gathering rally by helicopter.

10:48 25 June 2022

People start gathering at meeting place

The country is all set for the momentous opening of Padma Bridge, the largest bridge in the country. In the meantime, all preparations have been completed. People from all over the country start to come to the meeting place on the occasion of the Padma Bridge opening. 

09:41 25 June 2022

Padma Bridge opens today

A bridge. A dream; and the name of that dream is Padma Bridge, the largest bridge in the country. But now it is not a dream at all rather than is reality. This dream started almost two decades ago. The dream comes true eight years after the construction work started on December 7, 2014. The wait is over, and the turn to move forward begins. People of 21 districts of the country are counting the epic Padma Bridge opening ceremony.

08:04 25 June 2022

Traffic guideline for Padma Bridge opening ceremony

Bangladesh Police today issued traffic guideline for vehicular movements on the way to Mawa point from Dhaka marking the grand opening ceremony of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge.

21:35 24 June 2022

Dream turns into reality tomorrow

A bridge. A dream; and the name of that dream is Padma Bridge, the largest bridge in the country. But now it is not a dream at all rather than is reality. This dream started almost two decades ago. The dream comes true eight years after the construction work started on December 7, 2014. The wait is over, and the turn to move forward begins. People of 21 districts of the country are counting the epic Padma Bridge opening ceremony.

15:30 24 June 2022

Padma Bridge construction takes 66,432 hours

Padma Bridge is the largest communication project in the 50-year history of Bangladesh. After crossing many ups and downs, the capital was connected to the southern districts through this bridge. The dream Padma Bridge is now just waiting to be inaugurated. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will open the much-awaited Padma Bridge through a splendid inauguration ceremony on June 25.

20:08 23 June 2022

Security beefed up for Padma Bridge inauguration

After a long wait, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is going to inaugurate her dream Padma Bridge on June 25. The people of the country are overwhelmed by the realization of their long-cherished dream.

11:19 23 June 2022

Work of Padma Bridge completed, handed over to authorities

The dream Padma Bridge is awaiting inauguration on June 25. Concerned parties are spending a lot of time centering on the inauguration ceremony. Meanwhile, Major Bridge Engineering Corporation, a Chinese contractor, had completed the construction of the bridge and handed over to the Bridges Division on Wednesday, confirmed project manager Dewan Md. Abdul Quader at night.  

11:07 23 June 2022

Padma Bridge Inauguration: Madaripur wear a festive look

The much-awaited Padma Bridge, the largest bridge in the country, is set to be inaugurated on Saturday (June 25). On this occasion, the whole Madaripur including the public meeting place Shibchar was decorated in colorful attire. More than 10 lakh people are expected to attain the inaugural public meeting. People from all over the country are flocking to Madaripur to take part in the inauguration ceremony of Padma Bridge. But in the meantime, all the residential hotels have been booked and many are staying at their relatives' houses.

15:34 22 June 2022

2 thanas at Padma Bridge to open today

The activities of two police stations (Thana) located at Padma Bridge North and South will be inaugurated on Tuesday. 

08:50 21 June 2022

3,000 eminent persons to be invited to Padma Bridge inauguration

At the inauguration of the Padma Bridge, 3,000 eminent persons will be invited. The Bridges Division will distribute invitation cards to them from tomorrow, Monday (June 19). 

13:22 19 June 2022

Govt decides to form a company for Padma Bridge maintenance

The Bridges Division has decided to form a state-owned company to maintain the Padma Bridge and collect tolls as expected. Although initiatives have been taken to form new companies, they will not take responsibility for the maintenance and collection of tolls on the Padma Bridge.

10:12 16 June 2022

PM for staying alert ahead of Padma Bridge inauguration

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked all security forces including the armed forces to remain alert, saying the people who opposed Padma Bridge construction are out to do something destructive, so the bridge’s grand opening couldn’t take place on June 25.

15:34 15 June 2022

Padma Bridge won`t be open to public on June 25: Bridge Secretary

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the Padma Bridge on June 25. But on the same day, the Padma Bridge will not be opened to the public, said Md. Monjur Hossain, secretary of the bridge department.

16:31 8 June 2022