Turkey earned over 189.5 million liras (some $32 million) in tolls in January, official figures revealed Tuesday.
The July 15 Martyrs’ Bridge and the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge in Istanbul, connecting Europe and Asia over the Bosphorus, yielded over 39 million Turkish liras ($6.6 million) last month, according to the General Directorate of Highways.
The highway tolls throughout Turkey earned 150 million Turkish liras ($25.4 million) in January, the data showed.
The figures indicate that more than 35 million vehicles went through the toll booths during the same period.
Drivers in Turkey pay 10.50 Turkish liras ($1.8) for bridge