The toll collection on Padma bridge is more than 10 lakh taka per hour. In the first 8 hours after opening for traffic, the toll of Tk 82 lakh 19 thousand 50 has been collected from 15 thousand 200 vehicles.
National media reported that, this information was given by the supervising engineer of Bangladesh Bridge Authority Abul Hossain, on Sunday.Where mentioned that,
The Padma Bridge was opened for the public at 5.40 am on Sunday.Where it used to take a few hours to cross the turbulent Padma river through the Jajira edge , that edge is now
takes only a few minutes to cross.