Mayor Mohammad Hanif flyover which is known as jatrabari flyover is inaugurated yesterday. Though, some construction work of this flyover is yet to be completed. It is expected to be completed by December next. This flyover is about eleven kilometer long and it is the first toll road in the capital.
This flyover is expected to ease traffic congestion in Sayedabad and Jatrabari area. Road connectivity with thirty two southeastern districts to Dhaka will be much faster than before because of the flyover.
More than two thousand and three hundred taka is spent to build the longest flyover of the capital. Belhasa Accom and Associates Ltd. has build the flyover and they will handover it to the government after twenty four years. They will collect toll form vehicles using the flyover. Motorcycle will have to pay 5 taka for single trip. Toll rate for auto rickshaw is 10 taka, for car 35 taka, for jeep 40 taka, for microbus 50 taka, for pickup van 75 taka, for minibus 100 taka, for bus 150 taka, for four wheeler truck 150 taka, for six wheeler truck 150 taka and for trailer 200 taka.
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated this flyover at around 3:50 pm yesterday.