The Bengaluru-Nidaghatta stretch of the Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway (National Highway 275) will begin charging tolls from 8 a.m. on Monday (February 27). Depending on the kind of car, the cost for a single trip might range from Rs 135 to Rs 880.
Following a meeting between Ramanagaradeputy commissioner and superintendent of police and representatives of the National Highways Authority of India
, the decision to begin collecting the toll was made on Sunday.
On March 11, Prime Minister Narendra Modi
will formally open the road. An official announcement stated that the NHAI headquarters had given the go-ahead to begin obtaining tolls from the six-lane highway's toll plazas at Kaniminike and Sheshaginihall.
Rates lesser for local commercial vehicles on Bengaluru- Mysuru Expressway -
- THE toll for a car/jeep/van is Rs 135 for a single journey and Rs 205 for a return journey within a single day and Rs 4,525 for a monthly pass which covers 50 single journeys in a month.
- For LCV/LGV/ mini-bus, it is Rs 220, Rs 330, and Rs 7,315; Truck/Bus (2 axles) Rs 460, Rs 690, and Rs 15,325; 3-axle commercial vehicle: Rs 500, Rs 750 and Rs 16,715; Heavy construction machinery/earth moving equipment (4-6 axle) Rs 720, Rs 1,080 an Rs 24,030 and Oversized vehicle (7 or more axles) Rs 880, Rs 1,315 and Rs 29,255.
- For local commercial vehicles registered within the district where the plaza is located, the rates are lesser and cost Rs 70 for car, jeep, and van; Rs 110 for minibus and LCV or LGV, and Rs 230 for truck or bus.
- It costs Rs 250 for 3-axle, Rs 360 for heavy construction, and Rs 440 for seven or more axles, the release added. For complaints, the public can call 1033.