The bad news is motorists will have to pay a toll in each direction on the Lantau Link freeway. The good news is it won’t cost any more.
The new rule will take effect on December 15, a result of the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, also expected at the end of the year.
The current toll of $30 is in fact the two-way toll, but it is charged once once because virtually all traffic on the road is two-way.
That will change with the arrival of the bridge, which will allow drivers to head for destinations across the Pearl River.
However, it won’t change for taxis. To ensure they won’t be discouraged from airport pickups, they will still be permitted charge a HK$30 surcharge both ways.