elevated expressway dhaka

My Dhaka / Kawla to Farmgate in 9 minutes

The song “Top of the World” by The Carpenters was the only way for me to describe my euphoria upon reaching my work place in Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue at Farmgate in just under 35 minutes.

Dhaka Elevated Expressway: Tk 18.5 lakh toll collected in 24 hours

More than 22,800 vehicles have travelled through the Dhaka Elevated Expressway in 24 hours till 6:00am today

First Day on Expressway: Commuters mostly elated

Azad Hossain, an employee at a private company, is beside himself with joy. He finds it difficult to process that the travails of his daily travel to his office have forever changed.

Congestion at landing points after elevated expressway opens to traffic

Commuters experienced traffic jam at the landing points of Dhaka Elevated Expressway after it opened to traffic at 6:00am today

Elevated expressway to save time, cost

The opening of an elevated expressway in Dhaka yesterday will save time and money from now on, enabling businesses to enhance their competitiveness and boost exports, said exporters yesterday. 

A new era in Dhaka commute

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday opened the country’s first elevated expressway, which is expected to usher in a new era in Dhaka’s commute by significantly cutting the travel time.

How to get on, off the elevated expressway

A part of the country’s first ever elevated expressway is open to traffic since this morning.

PM opens country’s first elevated expressway

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the 11.5 km Airport- Farmgate segment of 19.73-km Dhaka Elevated Expressway, the first of its kind in the country, raising high hope to reduce traffic congestion and commuters' travel time in the capital

September 2, 2023
September 2, 2023

“Over 80,000 vehicles will be able to use the expressway daily once the entire expressway is opened to traffic next year.”

Bangladesh’s first elevated expressway is going to be partially opened on September 2, 2023. Bhaskon Khannabha, the managing director of First Dhaka Elevated Expressway Company Ltd,

September 2, 2023
September 2, 2023

'Managing ramp connections is pivotal to mitigate traffic congestion'

The Daily Star (TDS):How will the introduction of the elevated expressway impact the urban living experience in Dhaka?

September 2, 2023
September 2, 2023

“The Dhaka Elevated Expressway introduces a unique feature with its ramps and main structure built adjacent to the road”

The Daily Star (TDS): How does the strategic vision behind the Dhaka Elevated Expressway project align with the broader goals of improving public transport and mitigating congestion in the city?

September 2, 2023
September 2, 2023

A boon to business and economy

A massive transformation is set to occur in the transportation of goods and passengers with the opening of the country's first elevated expressway in Dhaka. Economists and businesses have said that this mega-infrastructure project will significantly reduce both the time and cost of doing business.

September 2, 2023
September 2, 2023

Dhaka’s Expressway Dream Comes True

When the World Bank released an analysis of Dhaka city's traffic conditions in 2017, the total number of registered vehicles was 11.82 lakh.

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