Dilapidated highway

  • Gazipur’s Kunia Road usually sees heavy traffic but it has now become congested as the local authorities have left large chunks of concrete in the middle of the road amid the construction work for the Bus Rapid Transit or BRT project. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Gazipur’s Kunia Road usually sees heavy traffic but it has now become congested as the local authorities have left large chunks of concrete in the middle of the road amid the construction work for the Bus Rapid Transit or BRT project. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The road in Kunia in Gazipur has become narrow due to the placement of concrete blocks in the middle of the road for BRT work, which leads to regular traffic jams. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The road in Kunia in Gazipur has become narrow due to the placement of concrete blocks in the middle of the road for BRT work, which leads to regular traffic jams. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The road in Kunia in Gazipur has become narrow due to the placement of concrete blocks in the middle of the road for BRT work, which leads to regular traffic jams. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The road in Kunia in Gazipur has become narrow due to the placement of concrete blocks in the middle of the road for BRT work, which leads to regular traffic jams. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • From Tongi Bridge to Tongi Station Road, not a single pitch can be found along the road. The road is riddled with holes of varying sizes and becomes muddy after rainfall. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    From Tongi Bridge to Tongi Station Road, not a single pitch can be found along the road. The road is riddled with holes of varying sizes and becomes muddy after rainfall. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • From Tongi Bridge to Tongi Station Road, not a single pitch can be found along the road. The road is riddled with holes of varying sizes and becomes muddy after rainfall. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    From Tongi Bridge to Tongi Station Road, not a single pitch can be found along the road. The road is riddled with holes of varying sizes and becomes muddy after rainfall. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Such is the depth of some of the potholes at the Station Road intersection that buses can often be seen tilting to one side. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Such is the depth of some of the potholes at the Station Road intersection that buses can often be seen tilting to one side. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Accidents of varying degrees regularly occur on the road in Tongi due to its dilapidated state. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Accidents of varying degrees regularly occur on the road in Tongi due to its dilapidated state. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi