15 Bridges to Be Toll Free on Padma Bridge Inauguration Day

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A total of 15 bridges in Khulna, Barisal and Gopalganj have been exempted from toll on the inauguration day of Padma Bridge.

The information was given in a circular signed by Fahmida Haque Khan, Deputy Secretary, Road Transport and Highways Department, Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges, on Thursday (June 23).

According to the circular, Khan Jahan Ali (Rupsha) Bridge and Daratana Bridge under Khulna Zone, Doarika-Shikarpur Bridge, Dapadapiya Bridge, Gabkhan Bridge, Baleshwar Bridge, Patuakhali Bridge, and Sheikh Russell under Khulna Zone will be inaugurated on June 25, 2022 only. Sheikh Kamal Bridge, Sheikh Jamal Bridge and Payra (Lebukhali) Bridge and Mollahat Bridge in Gopalganj Zone, Achmat Ali Khan Bangladesh-China Friendship Bridge, Kalna Ferry and Sheikh Lutfar Rahman Bridge (Jute Bridge) have been exempted from toll on the inauguration day of Padma Bridge.

Earlier, on the inauguration day of the Padma Bridge, the Road Transport and Highways Department decided not to collect tolls on the Buriganga Bridge, Dhaleshwari Bridge and Arial Khan Bridge on the Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway to avoid traffic jams. 

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