The National Roads Directorate approved this Tuesday the new tariff tables for tolls corresponding to the network of concessioned national routes, which will come into effect from next Thursday, July 1.
The rate update, established through resolutions 942, 943 and 944/2021 published in the Official Gazette, was defined within the framework of a citizen consultation carried out by the National Highway between May 20 and June 18 of this year, in which the update project and its respective increase percentages were presented to the users.
The rate update is around 9.7% on average and it will cover sections I to X of the national road corridors, the North and West accesses to the City of Buenos Aires and the road corridor 18. In all cases, it is the same update percentage that was submitted to the public for consideration. .
Vialidad highlighted that it is the first update of toll rates since March 2019, while highlighting that between March 20 and May 18, 2020 the collection of the toll rate was suspended as part of the measures adopted by the National Government in the framework of the coronavirus pandemic.
In this same sense, Since May 29 of last year, the collection of tolls for health personnel and security forces has been suspended.
In addition, those who are members of TelePASE have up to a 30% discount on the North, West and Riccheri accesses to the City of Buenos Aires, the national route 12 of Entre Ríos and the national route 14 of Corrientes.
The Concessioned National Road Network is made up of the companies Autopistas del Sol, which is in charge of the Northern Access to the City of Buenos Aires; Grupo Concesionario del Oeste, in charge of the Western Access; and Caminos del Río Uruguay, in charge of highway corridor 18.
As for road corridors I to X, they are under the concession of the state company Corredores Viales, which manages the maintenance of various national routes and whose shareholders are the Ministry of Public Works, which owns 51%, and National Highway, with 49%.
Meanwhile, of the national routes corresponding to the National Highway, which cover nearly 40,000 kilometers, around 6,500 kilometers are under concession.
The detail of what each toll will cost