Collection of toll fees on Bach Dang Bridge started

The BOT Bach Dang Bridge Corporation said collection of toll fees on Bach Dang Bridge on expressway Ha Long-Haiphong was officially started this morning October 15.

The lowest toll fee is VND 35,000 for under12-seater vehicles with capacity under 2 tons, public passenger buses. The highest toll fee is VND 180,000 for trucks with 18 tons upwards and 40 feet containers.

The bridge is the first BOT transport work with total investment capital of nearly VND 7,3trillion and was just inaugurated on September 1. Representative of investor said the bridge helps shorten travel time by 30 minutes between Ha Long - Hai Phong and one hour between Ha Long and Hanoi therefore the number of vehicles traveling on this expressway is as high as 10,000 vehicles per day.

BICH QUYEN –Translated by T.Van

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