If you commute to work through the Lekki-Epe Expressway or Ikoyi Link Bridge, you will need to adjust your transportation budget for 2018 to accommodate an upward review of toll on that axis.

The company in charge of the road has increased the toll you pay to use the road.

From February 1, 2018, drivers or car owners and tricycles driving on the Lekki-Epe Expressway would pay 200 naira, a 66.6% increase over the old rate of 120 naira, according to a statement by the company, Lekki Concession Company, LCC on Sunday.

The Managing Director, LCC, Mr. Mohammed Hassan, who first announced the upward review of the tolls on Friday, said it was “to enable the company to meet its loan obligations to its local and foreign lenders.”

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The new figures also showed a 20% increase for cars/tricycles using the Ikoyi Link Bridge as the toll has been raised from 250 naira to 300 naira.

However, if your vehicle is a Sport Utility Vehicles, aka Jeep, you will now have to pay 250 naira at the Lekki-Epe Expressway toll gate. This is against the current toll of 150 naira.

On the Ikoyi-Link Bridge, toll for SUVs, mini vans and light trucks is now 400 naira, an increase from the current 300 naira.

Meanwhile, heavy duty trucks/buses with two or more heavy axles will attract 1,000 naira at the Lekki-Epe Expressway toll plaza.

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