Accidents, a bike ban and propaganda have marked the bridge opening.
Maldives-India relations have nosedived under the current government.
Graduations, bike rides and propaganda have heralded the bridge inauguration.
Five weddings took place at the same time on the US$200 million bridge.
The cutout was in place for the inauguration of a US$200 million bridge.
Public ferry services to the airport island and Hulhumalé will be affected.
Lovebirds wanting to tie the knot on the bridge must apply before Monday.
Couples can choose from five different wedding themes: Maldivian, Chinese, floral, sunset and vintage.