Toll Increase Might Be Coming


The Jamaican government through its Ministry of Transport is seeking the public’s feedback on a slew of proposed increases to current toll rates.

 

Below are the rates currently being proposed for Highway 2000:

 

*Spanish Town Toll Plaza*

 

Class 1

Current rate: $170

Proposed new rate:$190

 

Class 2

Current rate: $260

Proposed new rate: $290

 

Class 3

Current Rate: $470

Proposed new rate $530

 

*Portmore Toll Plaza*

 

Class 1

Current rate: $240

Proposed new rate: $260

 

Class 2

Current rate : $380

Proposed new rate: $420

 

Class 3

Current Rate: $730

Proposed new rate $790

 

*Vineyards Toll Plaza*

 

Class 1

Current rate:$480

Proposed new rate: $510

 

Class 2

Current rate : $700

Proposed new rate: $750

 

Class 3

Current Rate: $1,320

Proposed new rate $1,400

 

*May Pen Toll Plaza*

 

Class 1

Current rate:$120

Proposed new rate: $130

 

Class 2

Current rate:$200

Proposed new rate: $220

 

Class 3

Current Rate:$400

Proposed new rate $440

 

North-South leg of Highway 2000

 

*CAYMANAS TO OCHO RIOS (MAMMEE BAY)*

 

Caymanas to Angels

Class 1: from $200 to $240

Class 2: from $350 to $480

Class 3: from $600 to $725

Class 4: from $100 to $120

 

Caymanas to Linstead

Class 1: from $550 to $690

Class 2: from $1,050 to $1,380

Class 3: from $1,650 to 2,065

Class 4: from $250 to $345

 

Caymanas to Unity Valley

Class 1: from $900 to $1,100

Class 2: from $1,750 to $2,205

Class 3: from $2800 to $3,305

Class 4: from $450 to $550

 

Caymanas to Lydford

Class 1: from $1,150 to $1,345

Class 2: from $2,300 to $2,690

Class 3: from $3,450 to $4,035

Class 4: from $550 to $675

 

Caymanas to Ocho Rios (Mammee Bay)

Class 1: from $1,400 to $1,670

Class 2: from $2,600 to $3,335

Class 3: from $4,200 to $5,000

Class 4: from $700 to $835

 

ANGELS TO OCHO RIOS (MAMMEE BAY)

Angels to Linstead

Class 1: from $350 to $480

Class 2: from $700 to $960

Class 3: from $1,200 to $1,440

Class 4: from $200 to $240

 

Angels to Unity Valley

Class 1: from $750 to $895

Class 2: from $1,400 to $1,785

Class 3: from $2,250 to $2,680

Class 4: from $350 to $445

 

Angels to Lydford

Class 1: from $950 to $1,135

Class 2: from $1,900 to $2,270

Class 3: from $2,900 to $3,405

Class 4: from $450 to $570

 

Angels to Ocho Rios (Mammee Bay)

Class 1: from $1,200 to $1,455

Class 2: $2,400 to $2,910

Class 3: from $3,700 to $4,365

Class 4: from $600 to $730

 

*LINSTEAD TO OCHO RIOS (MAMMEE BAY)*

 

Linstead to Unity Valley

Class 1: from $350 to $440

Class 2: from $750 to $885

Class 3: from $1,100 to $1,325

Class 4: from $150 to $220

 

Linstead to Lydford

Class 1: from $550 to $685

Class 2: from $1,100 to $1,370

Class 3: from $1,700 to $2,055

Class 4: from $250 to $345

 

Linstead to Ocho Rios (Mammee Bay)

Class 1: from $850 to $1,005

Class 2: from $1,700 to $2,010

Class 3: from $2,550 to $3,015

Class 4: from $400 to $505

 

*UNITY VALLEY TO OCHO RIOS (MAMMEE BAY)*

 

Unity Valley to Lydford

Class 1: from $200 to $285

Class 2: from $450 to $570

Class 3: from $700 to $855

Class 4: from $100 to $145

 

Unity Valley to Ocho Rios (Mammee Bay)

Class 1: from $500 to $605

Class 2: from $1,000 to $1,210

Class 3: from $1,550 to $1,815

Class 4: from $250 to $305

 

*LYDFORD TO OCHO RIOS (MAMMEE BAY)*

 

Lydford to Ocho Rios (Mammee Bay)

Class 1: from $250 to $345

Class 2: from $550 to $690

Class 3: from $850 to $1,035

Class 4: from $150 to $175

 

The public is being asked to give their feedback to the Toll Authority of Jamaica at 11a – 15 Oxford Road, Third Floor, Kingston 5 or call Telephone: ‪876-929-5119‬, ‪1-888-991-4692‬ and even Fax: ‪876-929-1612‬ or just send an email to [email protected]‬‬‬

 

The ministry notes that the notices of the proposed increases were posted on June 23 and members of the public have five days within which to provide feedback.

 

This, therefore, means the public had until Saturday, June 27 to air their views and opinions.

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