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Expectations are again being created that a final decision on the future of e-tolls on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project is imminent. We’ve been here before.
Roads agency Sanral appears to be delaying the award of a tender for the management of e-toll collections until the government takes a decision on the future of e-tolls.
The government has once again failed to meet its self-imposed deadline, set by transport minister Fikile Mbalula, to make an announcement on the future of the controversial e-toll system.
It appears increasingly likely the government will once again miss its self-imposed new deadline to make a pronouncement on the future of e-tolls by the end of March 2021.
E-tolls on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project appear set to be part of the lives of motorists for another year – unless the government finally takes a decision to scrap the controversial scheme.
Kusa Kokutsha, whose bid for the cancelled Sanral tender for the continued management of e-tolls was R4.5-billion cheaper than the second bidder, has lodged a high court application to review the cancellation of the tender.
Roads agency Sanral has reissued the tender it cancelled in March for the continued management of e-tolls, despite the continuing uncertainty that exists over the future of e-tolls.
The designation of the toll operations of Sanral as an essential service during the coronavirus lockdown is being questioned by both the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse and the Automobile Association.
Roads agency Sanral has cancelled the tender it issued in August last year for the continued management of e-tolls and claims it has not been informed of any decision by the government on the future of the system.