Govt announces Padma bridge tolls

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

The government has finalised tolls for vehicles crossing the Padma bridge, a step closer to its planned inauguration in June.

The tolls will be effective from the opening of the bridge, the government said in a notice on Tuesday.

Bangladesh’s longest bridge connecting Dhaka to southern districts is expected to open to traffic in June, reports bdnews24.com.

Buses will have to pay Tk 2,400, Tk 2,000, and Tk 1,400 each, depending on the number of seats. Microbuses will have to pay Tk 1,300, pickup vans Tk 1,200, cars Tk 750 and motorbikes Tk 100 each.