Coral highway tolls start December, 1st
Santo Domingo.- The two plazas on the recently inaugurated Coral highway will begin to charge a toll starting tomorrow Saturday, Public Works minister Gonzalo Castillo announced Thursday.
He said the stations have three lanes made of a skid-proof concrete which can withstand spills of any type of fuel, and 20 meter-long retaining walls to protect the lives of the toll collectors as well motorists, and designed for a maximum vehicle flow.
He said light vehicles including SUVs, vans and minibuses will pay 50 pesos at the Coral Station I in both directions near La Romana, and 100 pesos at the Coral II, near Punta Cana.
Medium size buses will pay 85 and 170 pesos in the two stations, while trucks and large buses will be charged 100 pesos and 200 pesos, and tractor trailers and tankers will pay 170 pesos and 340 pesos.
The 70-kilometer,4- lane highway. Together with the Eastern Motorway, links Santo Domingo with the east region resorts such as Casa de Campo, Bayahibe, Punta Cana, Bavaro, Cap Cana, Macao, Uvero Alto and Arena Gorda.
It also gives motorists quick access to the cities of Higuey and La Romana, in addition to two international airports.
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