The commuters utilizing Purvanchal Expressway are liable to pay the toll tax ranging from May 1, as per Uttar Pradesh Expressway Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA). It is to be famous that the expressway was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi in November final yr and has been in use with out toll tax till now. Moreover, ending the dialogue over the Toll costs, UPEIDA confirmed that the toll tax on the expressway shall be Rs 833.
However, Purvanchal Expressway may have a 25% toll tax exemption, much like the Agra-Lucknow Expressway. Commuters must pay a toll of Rs 625 after the exemption. For the years 2022-23, toll expenses for numerous autos on the Purvanchal Expressway have been set with a 25% exemption.
Coming to the automobile smart charges, the sunshine motor autos like automobiles, vans and different such autos must pay Rs 675. The autos within the class of sunshine items autos, mild business autos or minibus must pay a sum of Rs 1,065 . Similarly, heavy motor autos must pay Rs 2,145 as toll tax.
Moving on, the Geo-Moving Equipment, Heavy Construction Machinery or Multi-Axle Vehicles (3-6 axles) must pay Rs 3,285. However, the autos with 7 or extra axles must Rs 4,185 beginning May 1.
The Purvanchal Expressway, which runs between Lucknow and Ghazipur, is 340 kilometers lengthy. As a outcome, the toll payment for the route from Lucknow to Ghazipur shall be Rs 731.
The Purvanchal Expressway was constructed at a value of Rs 11,216 crore by the UPEIDA. This expressway contains 22 flyovers, seven railways over bridges, seven massive bridges, and 114 minor bridges. There are additionally 45 automobile underpasses, 139 small automobile underpasses, 87 pedestrian underpasses, and 525 field culverts on the freeway.