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Record Tk 31.6m toll collected from Padma Bridge on day 6

| Updated: July 03, 2022 08:40:24


Record Tk 31.6m toll collected from Padma Bridge on day 6

The government earned Tk 31.6 million in revenue through toll from the vehicles that crossed the Padma Bridge on Friday, the sixth day after the opening of the bridge to traffic.

"TK 31.6 million was collected from 6 am to 12 am on Friday which is the highest amount earned so far, "Bangladesh Bridges Authority (BBA) Superintending Engineer Abul Hossain told UNB.

Around 26,394 vehicles crossed the bridge during this period, he said.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally inaugurated the bridge on June 25 and it was opened to traffic the next morning.

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