Sozina Tunnel Collected 6 million EUR from Toll Payments in 2019

By , 19 Aug 2019, 10:31 AM Business
Sozina Tunnel Collected 6 million EUR from Toll Payments in 2019 Copyrights: Monteput Media

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19 August 2019 - From the beginning of the year, the Monteput company, which operates the Sozina tunnel, collected over 6 million EUR from toll payments to use the tunnel Sozina, Cafe del Montenegro reported.

The total revenues from tolls for passenger vehicles amounted to 3,85 million EUR, while 2.2 million EUR was collected from other categories of vehicles.

"The total revenues from tolls at the Sozina tunnel amounted to 6.071.670 euros," the company Monteput announced.

The representatives of the company say that 12.080 vehicles on average pass through the tunnel Sozina daily during the summer season.

"We count that the summer season starts as of 1 June and until 13 August, a total of 12.080 vehicles on average have passed through the tunnel Sozina. There is no crowd at toll booths for most of the week, which means that passengers are waiting just a minute or two," stated the representatives of the company Monteput.

From the beginning of the year to 13 August 2019, 1,76 million vehicles have passed through the tunnel.

In addition, this company issued 230 smart cards from the beginning of the year, as well as 279 TAG devices that removed the need to pay the toll charges using cash.

When it comes to the investment in the tunnel, Monteput changed and put in place a new system of managing the tunnel, which includes protection against explosive concrete spalling with polypropylene fibres, detection of incidents and video surveillance.

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