Deh Cho Bridge Tolling

Report
DEH CHO BRIDGE
PRESENTATION TO MOTOR
CARRIERS
October 2012
INTRODUCTION
• Benefits of Deh Cho Bridge
• Overview of Tolling System
– Toll Structure
– Infrastructure
– Enforcement/Regulation
• Questions and Comments
OVERALL BENEFITS
• Year Round Uninterrupted Access
• Reduced Vulnerability to the Effects of Climate Change
• Reduced Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas
Emissions in Trucking and Ferry Operations
• Reduced Risk of Fuel Spills
• Reduced Cost of Living
• Increased Economic Development, esp. from Tourism
• Reduced Sense of Isolation
INDUSTRY BENEFITS
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Reduced Down Time for Equipment
Greater Certainty for Supply Chain / JIT Delivery
Increased Cycle Time
Reduced Fuel Consumption - Emissions
Increased Competitiveness with Southern Firms
Shortened Delivery Time
24 Hour Service
Reduced Warehousing Costs
PRE-CLEARANCE
• Partners in Compliance Program (PIC) Motor
carrier safety program initiated in Alberta
that rewards motor carriers with exemplary
safety records.
• The Department of Transportation has
signed an MOU with the Alberta Motor
Transport Association to expand PIC to the
NWT.
• The transponders used in the Deh Cho
Bridge tolling system are also being used to
support the PIC program in Alberta.
INFRASTRUCTURE
COMMERCIAL TOLL
TOLLING
– Northbound Commercial Vehicles > 4500 kg.
– Number of Axles
Category
# of Axles
A
2 to 4
B
5 and 6
C
7 and greater
TOLL RATES/COLLECTION
Category
# of Axles
Remittance
Transponder
Equipped
A
2-4
$75.00
$91.25
B
5-6
$150.00
$166.25
C
7+
$275.00
$291.25
Single-use Toll
Permit
REMITTANCE AGREEMENTS
• Benefits of becoming a Toll Remitter
– Lower costs of toll permit
– Remit payment monthly
• Remittance documents available online at
www.tolling.dot.gov.nt.ca
TRANSPONDERS
• Required for Self Remitting
• Transponder Industry Standard
• Unique to Each Vehicle.
TRANSPONDERS
• Transponders must be registered with
International Road Dynamics (IRD)
– [email protected]
• To register a transponder with IRD, clients must
provide:
– Vehicle registration information
– photograph of the passenger side of the vehicle
INFRASTRUCTURE
Enterprise Scale
• Transponder Check
• Future Pre-Clearance
TECHNOLOGY
• Transponder
• Axle Count
• Weight
• Photos
ENFORCEMENT
• On Road Enforcement
- Focus on non-remitting carriers
• Electronic Enforcement
- Focus on carrier compliance
AUTOMATED ENFORCEMENT
• Automated Analysis
- Vehicle Registrations
- Permits, Toll, Fuel Tax
- Over-dimensional/overweight Permits
- Speed
FINES
• $1,725 Failing to pay or arrange to pay for toll.
• $2,875 Evading, obstruction, interfering or
tampering with tolling.
• $575 Obstructing a Transport Officer
• $115 Failing to display owner information on the side
of your vehicle.
DEH CHO BRIDGE UPDATE
• Construction Update
• Bridge opening
QUESTIONS?
DEH CHO BRIDGE - NUTS 'N' BOLTS
Total Length: 1,045 m
Total weight of structure: 49,923 tonnes
Road (Deck) width: 10.4 m
Maximum traffic load: 2,000 tonnes
Deck height above river: 30.55 m
(48 Super B tankers)
Pylon Tower peak height: 53.85 m
Temperature range at Ft. Providence
Widest span between piers: 190 m
(daily mean): +25 C to -44 C
Tonnes of Steel: 11,636
Canadian manufacturing content: 98%
Total length of 24 cables: 1,434m
Cost: $202 million
Design Life: 75 years

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