Following the opening of the Trans_Gambia bridge, the Ministry of Transport, Works, & Infrastructure
Issued a Press release on 17th January, 2019 to light traffic, effective 21st. January 2019, and listed the following Vehicle categories that will be allowed to use the bridge from 7am to 7pm daily.

Categories of Vehicles
-Private Vehicle
-Motor Cycle
-Jeeps and Double Cabin
-Car and Trailer
-Commercial Vehicle
-Minibus, Bus, not exceeding 35 Passengers

The above Vehicle categories allowed and prescribed time to use the bridge will be maintained until July 2019, when all ancillary works on the bridge and access roads are completed.

The prevailing ferry rates will remain applicable for the eligible vehicles until July 2019, when the toll rates will be thoroughly reviewed and communicated to all relevant stakeholders. In order to enhance movement of larger vehicles that are not allowed to use the bridge, the ferry services will continue its normal operations.

Please note that Security and Emergency services will be given exemption from tolling. However, in order for military and emergency services vehicles to receive the exemption, an official warrant (or alternate acceptable documentation) must be produced in the toll lane as proof of the right to exemption.

The understanding and cooperation of the general public especially the drivers is highly solicited.

Essa Drammeh

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