The highways passing through the coastal city have been issued with revised tolls. The hike in the tolls will be applicable starting from April 1st, Thursday onwards.
This new order is applicable to Hejmady, Talapady and Sastan toll gates under the Navayuga toll services. The toll rates of Brahmarakootlu and NITK toll gates will be published on April 1st, officially. This revision of the toll rates is done every year as per the officials.
The toll rates at Hejmady have been raised from Rs. 35 to Rs. 40 for one-way light vehicles and two-way charges have been hiked to Rs. 60 to Rs. 50. The monthly pass will be charged Rs. 1,280 instead of Rs. 1,145.
For heavy vehicles passing via Hejmady toll the one way rate has been raised from Rs.115 to Rs.130 and two way rate has been raised to Rs. 195 from Rs. 175. Also the monthly pass has hiked from Rs.3880 to Rs. 4,325.
For light commercial vehicles like mini bus and goods vehicles the rates for one way will become Rs. 60 from Rs. 55 and two way rates have been hiked from Rs. 85 to Rs. 95. The monthly pass rates have changed to Rs. 2,065 from Rs. 1,850.Locals will be charged Rs. 285 unlike earlier Rs. 255,for monthly pass.
Similarly, Talapady toll gate will be charging the light vehicles Rs. 40 like before for one way. The monthly pass will be Rs. 1,400 and two way charges will be increased to Rs. 65 from Rs. 60.
The Sastan toll naak will be charging Rs. 45(one way) and Rs. 70 (two way) for light vehicles. The monthly pass have been hiked to Rs.1,555 and Rs.1,505.Similarly, the one way rates for light commercial vehicles is Rs. 75.The two way and monthly pass rates will be hiked to Rs. 115 from Rs. 110 and Rs. 2,510 from Rs. 2,430 respectively.
The heavy vehicles like buses, trucks will be charged Rs. 160 from Rs. 155 earlier for one way, Rs. 235 to Rs. 230 earlier for two way and monthly pass of Rs. 5,200 from Rs. 5,095,unlike earlier. The monthly passes for locals have been increased from Rs. 275 to Rs. 285.