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Govt Confirms No Increase For Toll Rates For 2021

Govt Confirms No Increase For Toll Rates For 2021

The decision was made after taking into account the negative effect of Covid-19 on the cost of living.

Hakim Hassan

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The government has agreed to postpone the toll rate increase this year for the period from January 1 to December 31.

Berita Harian reported that it involves three highways that should have received toll rate increases from January 1, namely:

  • Shah Alam Highway (KESAS)
  • South Klang Valley Highway (SKVE)
  • East Coast Highway Phase 2 (LPT2)

Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof, said the decision was reached in a Cabinet meeting recently, after considering the increase in the cost of living of Malaysians following the outbreak of Covid-19.

Apart from that, he said, the postponement of the toll rate increase will also continue to cover a number of highways and toll plazas.

This involves 21 highways and one toll plaza (suspended for all vehicle classes), including:

  • North-South Expressway (PLUS)
  • Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway (DUKE)
  • Damansara Puchong Expressway (LDP)
  • Kuala Lumpur Expressway-Putrajaya (MEX)

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