Traffic congestion at the bridge entrance intensified on Monday (July 11) resulting five-kilometer-long tailback at Mawa end of the Padma Bridge.
Bridge authority said, it takes a while to handle the extra traffic due to the manual toll collection.
Abul Hossain, executive engineer of the Padma Bridge said, many people could not go home on Eid day, they are going today. That’s why the pressure of vehicles increase on the route.
Munshiganj Traffic police TI Bazlur Haque said, the vehicles are moving slowly from Padma Bridge toll plaza to Golchattar.
Executive engineer of bridge authority Mahmudur Rahman said, the number of personal transports has increased in Padma Bridge. Currently, six booths of Padma Bridge are active.