82L toll collected on Padma bridge in eight hours

15,200 vehicles traveled through both ends of the bridge

A total of Tk82,19,050 has been collected in the first eight hours on Padma Bridge since it was opened to normal traffic from 6am on Sunday.

In the next eight hours, Tk35,29,500 were collected at the Zajira point of the bridge and Tk46,89,750 from Mawa point.

At the same time, 15,200 vehicles traveled through both ends. 

Tofazzal Hossain, the supervising engineer of Bangladesh Bridge Department, confirmed the collection from Mawa point.

Bangladesh Bridge Authority Executive Engineer Abul Hossain confirmed the matter of Zajira point to media.