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Free rides take $104M toll on Pennsylvania Turnpike finances

An internal turnpike report issued in July and obtained by The Associated Press through a Right-to-Know Law request showed nearly 11 million out of the total of about 170 million turnpike rides generated no revenue for the agency in the year that ended May 31.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Highway construction firms oppose PennDOT’s bridge toll plan

A prominent highway construction trade association came out against a state plan to toll up to nine major bridges around Pennsylvania in need of repairs.

By The Associated Press

Updated: March 11, 2021 | 5:00 am

Lawmaker calls for halt to PennDOT plan to toll nine bridges

Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Wayne Langerholc introduced a bill to require legislative authorization of any proposed transportation project with a user fee.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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‘We were counting on plans that never materialized:’ PennDOT details funding problems and possible fixes

The Department told lawmakers that temporary tolling to fund bridge replacements, managed lanes and driver fee increases are all on the table to stabilize revenue after a pandemic-induced drop.

By Sam Dunklau

Updated: February 18, 2021 | 5:55 pm

PennDOT eyes tolls to fund work on nine interstate bridges

The I-81 and I-83 bridges across the Susquehanna River are both on the list.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls to climb 6%, to $53.50

Tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will rise for the 12th straight year in January.

By The Associated Press

V-tolls: What they are and why you might be paying them if you travel the Pa. Turnpike

The most frequent trigger for a V-toll charge is improper location of a transponder.

By Jan Murphy/PennLive

How high will Pa. Turnpike fares go? (And other numbers you should know)

$11.8 billion is the level of outstanding debt the state’s original cross-state toll road is shouldering.
By Charles Thompson/PennLive

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