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Record of highest toll collection after inauguration of Bangabandhu Bridge Toll Collection
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Record of highest toll collection after inauguration of Bangabandhu Bridge

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 13 May 2021, 10:43 pm

Dhaka, May 13: About 52,000 vehicles have crossed the Bangabandhu Bridge in the last 24 hours. The toll has been collected 2 crore 99 lakh 18 thousand 240 taka. This is the record of highest toll collection after the launch of Bangabandhu Bridge. Vehicles cross from 6am on Wednesday (May 12) to 6am on Thursday (May 13).

Ahsanul Kabir Pavel, executive engineer of the Bangabandhu Bridge site office of the Bangladesh Bridge Authority, said that never before has so much transport toll been collected in the last 24 hours after the launch of Bangabandhu Bridge.

Public transport as well as other transport bridges have been crossed. As a result, there was constant pressure in the area of ​​Bangabandhu Bridge Toll Plaza. In the last 24 hours, 52,753 vehicles have crossed the Bangabandhu Bridge. The toll on the bridge has been collected 2 crore 99 lakh 16 thousand 240 taka. Which has set a new history by surpassing the past toll collection history. There were more trucks, pickup vans, microbuses, private cars and motorcycles over the bridge.

According to the sources, a large number of passenger buses have crossed the bridge in addition to various private vehicles, including vehicles, trucks, pickup vans, private cars, microbuses and motorcycles. Earlier, a toll of Tk 2.73 crore was collected from 6 am on Tuesday (May 11) to 6 am on Wednesday (May 12).