ERP charges at three gantries to be removed during peak morning hours

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From next Monday (18 February), motorists travelling on Upper Bukit Timah Road and the Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) will not have to pay Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) fees during certain periods of the day.

The ERP charge at Upper Bukit Timah Road, currently $1 from 8 to 8.30am, will be removed, according to the Land Transport Authority’s quarterly review released on Monday.

This would mean that the stretch will now have no ERP changes throughout the entire day.

Road users heading westbound on the MCE before the exit to Maxwell Road and on the slip road to Marina Coastal Drive, will no longer need to pay $1 at two gantries from 7.30 to 8am.

Time Period

Current ERP Rates*

Change in Rates*

ERP Rates* w.e.f.
18 February 2019

MCE westbound before exit to Maxwell Road and on slip road to Marina Coastal Drive (2 gantries)

7:30 – 8:00


Decrease by $1.00


Upper Bukit Timah Road#

8:00 – 8:30


Decrease by $1.00


The LTA added that the next quarterly ERP review will take place in May.

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