|Toll collection station at Dong Nai Bridge. Vehicles start paying toll fees for using the bridge from tomorrow. — VNA/VNS Photo Sy Tuyen
HA NOI (VNS) — The Transport Ministry has permitted Construction Corporation No 1, to start collecting tolls from vehicles using the Dong Nai Bridge from tomorrow to claim its return on investment.
The corporation is the investor in Dong Nai Bridge Project.
The tolls range from VND15,000 (US$0.7) per journey for vehicles with less than 12 seats and less than two-tonne trucks and buses, to VND60,000 ($2.8) for 10-tonne to 18-tonne trucks and 20-feet-long containers.
Trucks with a capacity of more than 10 tonnes and 40-feet-long containers have to pay VND120,000 ($5.6) per journey.
The construction of the bridge and approach roads, including the Tan Van flyover, a tunnel, the Vung Tau intersection and the Tan Van intersection, began in June 2008, and ended in January 2015.
The investor spent nearly VND1.9 trillion ($88 million) on the project. It will use non-stop toll collection technology there. — VNS