Motorists to pay double for ERP along AYE after North Buona Vista Road

Motorists to pay double for ERP along AYE after North Buona Vista Road
PHOTO: The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) rate along the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) after North Buona Vista Road towards Tuas will double from $1 to $2 from May 8.

The changes in ERP rate was announced by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Friday in its quarterly review of traffic conditions across the island.

The revised rate of $2 along the AYE (towards Tuas) will be charged during the 6pm - 6.30pm time slot.

A new gantry, located at the KPE southbound after Defu Flyover, between Tampines Expressway and Airport Road, will also be activated from May 8 to manage morning peak hour traffic, said the LTA.

Traffic speeds along the stretch have consistently remained below the optimal speed range of 45kmh to 65kmh for the last 2½ years, dipping to as low as 30kmh, said LTA.

The new ERP rate along the KPE will be $2 on weekdays from 7am to 9.30am.

The next ERP rate review will take place in May.

Photo: LTA

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