BENGALURU: Months after the toll on the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway was hiked and a second toll was introduced near Srirangapatna, the toll on the National Highway-48 between Nelamangala and Hassan has been hiked with effect from Friday.
While the toll has been raised by Rs 5 for light vehicles, it has been increased by Rs 10 for heavy vehicles, causing anger among motorists. While the toll at the Devihalli plaza for buses and trucks was Rs 185 (Rs 275 for return journey on the same day), it has been increased to Rs 200 for a single-way journey (Rs 300 for return journey on the same day).
Similarly, for cars/jeeps, the toll has been increased from Rs 50 (Rs 80 for two-way journey on the same day) to Rs 55 (Rs 85 for same day return journey). For light commercial vehicles (LCV), the toll has been increased from Rs 90 (Rs135 for same day return journey) to Rs 100 (Rs 150 two-way journey on the same day). For multi-axle vehicles, the toll has been increased from Rs 295 to Rs 320 (Rs 440 to Rs 485 for two-way journey).