Saturday, October 1, 2022
HomeDigit NewsThere will be only one toll booth within a radius of 60...

There will be only one toll booth within a radius of 60 km, money will be saved on traveling by highway

He said that this would reduce the burden of exorbitant toll tax on the commuters and would make traveling on the highway more economical. Gadkari also said that the government is also identifying illegal toll booths for collecting toll from passengers and soon they will also be completely removed.

There will be only one toll booth within a radius of 60 km, money will be saved on traveling by highway

Nitin Gadkari in a statement in the House said, “Toll is being collected from the commuters illegally on the highway. I assure that within the next three months there will be only one toll booth on the highway and expressway within a distance of 60 km.” In addition, all existing toll booths will be closed.

There will be only one toll booth within a radius of 60 km, money will be saved on traveling by highway

It is illegal to have more than one toll booth within a radius of 60 km on any national highway. The Transport Ministry was receiving frequent complaints from the general public that more than one toll booth was being run within a radius of 60 km on many major highways of the country. Due to this, the commuters have to pay toll by making frequent stops, but the cost of traveling on the highway is also increasing.

There will be only one toll booth within a radius of 60 km, money will be saved on traveling by highway

In his statement, Gadkari also said that passes are being issued to the local people living near toll plazas, on production of which they will not have to pay toll. Gadkari also enumerated some achievements of the ministry related to road infrastructure and highway projects in the House.

There will be only one toll booth within a radius of 60 km, money will be saved on traveling by highway

He said that now the travel time from Delhi to Meerut by Delhi-Meerut Expressway has been reduced to just 40 minutes. Gadkari told about the upcoming Delhi-Mumbai Expressway that the journey between the two cities will be completed in just 12 hours by this expressway.

There will be only one toll booth within a radius of 60 km, money will be saved on traveling by highway

He said that by the end of this year it would be possible to complete the journey from Srinagar to Mumbai in just 20 hours. He said that the work on Zojila Tunnel in Kashmir is being done at full speed and it is expected to be completed by 2024.

There will be only one toll booth within a radius of 60 km, money will be saved on traveling by highway

Gadkari said that the government wants to achieve the target of constructing an average of 50 km of National Highways every day. Presently, National Highways and Expressway roads are being constructed at an average speed of 37 kms per day.

 

- Advertisement -
MOBILE

Auto

Two Wheeler

BUSINESS AND FINANCE

Digit News