Work on the Purbachal Expressway continues

  • Traffic passes beneath a U-Loop under construction on the Purbachal Expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Traffic passes beneath a U-Loop under construction on the Purbachal Expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Pitch is poured for the eight-lane main road of the Purbachal Expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Pitch is poured for the eight-lane main road of the Purbachal Expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Five underpasses will be constructed on the road from Kuril Flyover to Kanchan Bridge. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Five underpasses will be constructed on the road from Kuril Flyover to Kanchan Bridge. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A six-lane serviceway and 100-ft canals are being built on either side of the road from the Kuril Flyover to Kanchan Bridge. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A six-lane serviceway and 100-ft canals are being built on either side of the road from the Kuril Flyover to Kanchan Bridge. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A six-lane serviceway and 100-ft canals are being built on either side of the road from the Kuril Flyover to Kanchan Bridge. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A six-lane serviceway and 100-ft canals are being built on either side of the road from the Kuril Flyover to Kanchan Bridge. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A 12.5-km long expressway is being built to connect Purbachal New Town to Dhaka.Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A 12.5-km long expressway is being built to connect Purbachal New Town to Dhaka.Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A 12.5-km long expressway is being built to connect Purbachal New Town to Dhaka.Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A 12.5-km long expressway is being built to connect Purbachal New Town to Dhaka.Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Canals 100-feet wide have been dug on either side of the Purbachal Expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Canals 100-feet wide have been dug on either side of the Purbachal Expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Extensions are being built for every bridge on the road from the Kuril Flyover to Kanchan Bridge. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Extensions are being built for every bridge on the road from the Kuril Flyover to Kanchan Bridge. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The extensive construction work on the Purbachal Expressway has caused dust clouds to cover much of the nearby area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The extensive construction work on the Purbachal Expressway has caused dust clouds to cover much of the nearby area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Travellers on the road have to weather thick clouds of dust due to construction work on the Purbachal Expressway from the Kuril Flyover to Kanchan Bridge. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Travellers on the road have to weather thick clouds of dust due to construction work on the Purbachal Expressway from the Kuril Flyover to Kanchan Bridge. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Travellers on the road have to weather thick clouds of dust due to construction work on the Purbachal Expressway from the Kuril Flyover to Kanchan Bridge. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Travellers on the road have to weather thick clouds of dust due to construction work on the Purbachal Expressway from the Kuril Flyover to Kanchan Bridge. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Any passing vehicle will kick up a dust cloud thick enough to envelop the road due to construction work on the Purbachal Flyover. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Any passing vehicle will kick up a dust cloud thick enough to envelop the road due to construction work on the Purbachal Flyover. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Any passing vehicle will kick up a dust cloud thick enough to envelop the road due to construction work on the Purbachal Flyover. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Any passing vehicle will kick up a dust cloud thick enough to envelop the road due to construction work on the Purbachal Flyover. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Drivers navigate a road clogged by dust due to construction work on the Purbachal Expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Drivers navigate a road clogged by dust due to construction work on the Purbachal Expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Drivers navigate a road clogged by dust due to construction work on the Purbachal Expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Drivers navigate a road clogged by dust due to construction work on the Purbachal Expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove