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Padma Bridge reaches milestone of 1,500C in toll collection

  • 11,291,095 vehicles crossed both ends of bridge
  • Padma Bridge inaugurated on June 25, 2022
Update : 28 Apr 2024, 03:15 PM

Padma Bridge has crossed the milestone of Tk1,500 crore toll collection.

According to the bridge authorities, Tk1,502,62,15,900 has been collected since the country's largest bridge was opened till 11:59pm on Saturday.

So far, 11,291,095 vehicles have crossed both ends of the bridge. Among them, 56,01,232 have crossed through Mawa border. On the other hand, 56,89,863 vehicles crossed from Jazira end.

Confirming the matter on Sunday afternoon, Padma Bridge Site Office Additional Director Md Amirul Haider Chowdhury said that toll collection is continuing as expected through the bridge.

On June 25, 2022, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the much-awaited Padma Bridge. The bridge was opened for traffic on the next day. 51,316 vehicles used the bridge on the first day after its opening. Tk2,09,31,550 was collected on that day.

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