KUALA LUMPUR: Toll rates along several major highways will go up between 10 sen and RM4.70 from Thursday, Oct 15.
The highways are the Kajang Traffic Dispersal Ring Road (SILK), Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway (DUKE), Maju Expressway (MEX), Kuala Lumpur-Karak Highway (KLK), KL-Kuala Selangor Expressway (Latar), SMART tunnel, New Pantai Expressway (NPE), Besraya Highway, Lebuhraya Kajang Seremban (Lekas), Guthrie Corridor Expressway (Guthrie), Kemuning Shah Alam Expressway (LKSA), Senai-Desaru Expressway, Butterworth Outer Ring Road (BORR), Cheras-Kajang Highway (Grand Saga), Lebuhraya Damansara-Puchong (LDP), Sprint and Ampang Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (Akleh).
Silk Holdings Bhd said on Monday that it would raise the toll for cars to RM1.80.
For vehicles with two axles and five or six wheels (except for buses), the new rate is RM3.60.
The toll rates for cars using the DUKE will be increased to RM2.50 at the Ayer Panas, Sentul Pasar and Kampung Batu toll plazas respectively.
MEX will increase its rates for cars to RM2 and RM3.50 at the Salak South toll plaza and Putrajaya toll plaza, respectively.
Motorists will also see an increase in charges for the KLK. Road users will be required to pay RM6 at the Gombak toll plaza and RM3.50 at the Bentong toll plaza.
For Latar, the new rates will be RM2.50 at the Ijok, Kuang Timur, Kuang Barat, Templer plaza toll and RM1.30 for Kundang Timur, Kundang Barat.
As for SMART tunnel, the new rate is RM3 while for Akleh it is RM2.50.
For NPE, vehicles having two axles and three or four wheels (excluding taxis and buses) will have to pay RM2.30 for Pantai Dalam and PJS5 toll plazas, and RM1 for PJS2 toll plaza.
Besraya's new rate is now RM2 for both Mines' north and south toll plazas.
The new toll rate for both the Grand Saga tolls are RM1.30 while the LDP tolls are now RM2.10.
For Lekas, the rates are RM1.30, RM3.40, RM4.80 and RM6 for the Semenyih, Pajam, Mantin and Setul exits respectively.
The new toll rate for Guthrie is RM1.90 for all its plaza tolls while LKSA will be RM1.70 for Sri Muda toll plaza and RM0.90 for the Alam Impian toll plaza.
The hikes in BORR range from 10sen to 90sen while the hikes in the Senai-Desaru Expressway are between RM0.40 to RM 4.70.