Campaigners against tolling on the KwaZulu-Natal side of the N2 Wild Coast highway project say they have been vindicated after the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) and the Treasury confirmed the scrapping of a toll gate in the province. Sanral and the Treasury say the N2 Wild Coast Toll highway project — which will run from Durban to East London covering 560km — will be funded by the national budget instead of by tolls. Ted Holden, of the South Coast Business Coalition, said the group had received written confirmation from new Sanral head Skhumbuzo Macozoma, that there would be no tolling on the KwaZulu-Natal side of the freeway.

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