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  • Fishermen block Dhaka-Chattogram highway

    Fishing Ban at Sea: Fishermen block highway in Ctg for hrs

    People leaving Chattogram or heading towards the city were stuck in long tailbacks for several hours after fishermen blocked Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Sitakunda upazila yesterday, demanding the lifting of an ongoing ban on fishing at sea.

  • Dhaka-Chattogram highway blocked

    Fishermen block Dhaka-Chattogram highway for 2hrs

    Vehicular movement on Dhaka-Chattogram highway is disrupted for two hours as fishermen put barricade at Sitakunda point of Chattagram, protesting the government move banning fishing in the Bay of Bengal.

  • New bridges to ease hassles for Eid homegoers

    Two more bridges on the Meghna and Gumti rivers are all set to open to traffic next week.

  • 10-km tailback on Dhaka-Chattogram highway

    A 10-km tailback is created on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Daudkandi upazila, causing immense sufferings to passengers.

  • Road Accident in Brahmanbaria

    Three killed as lorry rams van in Cumilla

    Two pedestrians and a van puller were killed after a driver lost control of a lorry and it ran over the three on Dhaka-Chattogram highway near Kutumbpur bus stand in Cumilla's Chandina upazila yesterday.

  • Lights go out on a happy day

    It was supposed to be a happy family reunion.

  • Big relief by June

    The three bottlenecks that have been causing so much pain to travellers on Dhaka-Chattogram highway are expected to be removed by June.

  • Cops among 20 injured in Narayanganj clash

    A violent clash broke out between two groups of locals on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Narayanganj yesterday, which resulted in traffic deadlock on the highway for four hours, vehicles and shops being vandalised and at least 20 people, including policemen, injured.

  • A good example of bad planning

    After a delay of six years from original project completion date, the Dhaka-Chattogram expanded highway was inaugurated in June, 2017 at a final cost of Tk 3,439 crore which was a markup of 58 percent (due to repeated revisions in design).

  • Dhaka-Chattogram highway

    Work on Fatehpur overpass on Dhaka-Ctg highway to end in 25 days: Quader

    As the Dhaka-Chattogram highway is experiencing a horrible traffic jam due to work on a railway overpass in Feni, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says the work will be completed in 25 days.