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Zinara raises tollgate fees

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BY HARRIET CHIKANDIWA

THE Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) has increased toll fees with effect from Monday, May 23.

‘“In terms of section 4 of Statutory Instrument 32 of 2021, toll fees which are pegged in foreign currency are payable in local currency at the prevailing foreign currency auction rate,” Zinara said in a statement yesterday.


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“Pursuant to that, we would like to advise our valued customers that with effect from May 23, 2022 toll fees will apply as light motor vehicles are now paying US$2, minibuses now pay US$3 and buses are paying US$4. Heavy trucks and haulage trucks now pay US$5 and US$10 respectively.

“Light vehicles will now pay $300, up from $120 while minibus $ 450 and buses $600. Heavy trucks now pay $750 and haulage trucks now pay $1 500.”

The review is meant to allow Zinara to raise much needed funds to fix the country’s roads which are in a bad state, and littered with potholes.

In April, Zinara revealed that it disbursed $5 billion to 93 local authorities across the country during the first quarter of the year for road maintenance works.

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