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Tk3 crore toll collected from Bangabandhu Bridge in 24 hrs

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 10:36, 24 June 2024  
Tk3 crore toll collected from Bangabandhu Bridge in 24 hrs

The Bangabandhu Bridge authorities collected Tk2,92,94,550 in toll as 37,600 vehicles crossed the bridge in the past 24 hours.

The vehicles crossed the bridge from Saturday midnight to Sunday midnight.

Confirming the matter, Bangabandhu Bridge Executive Engineer Ahsanul Kabir Pavel said, Tk1,26,63,950 was collected as toll from a total of 14,894 vehicles in the east side of the bridge and Tk1,63,30,600 was collected as toll from a total of 22,703 vehicles in the west side of the bridge.

He also said that the number of vehicles on the highway is increasing due to the Eid holidaymakers.

The authorities have been collecting tolls since the bridge was inaugurated in 1998. Currently, the Commuter System Network (CNS) collects tolls for the bridge.

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