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By CHRISTEN SMITH
The Center Square 

Smaller Toll Increases Planned on Pa. Turnpike Through 2050

 

August 5, 2021



Drivers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike can except toll increases through 2050, officials said Wednesday, July 28, albeit at a slower rate than experienced over the past 15 years.

The announcement comes as the PA Turnpike Commission makes the last $450 million payment to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation as part of a state law that diverted toll revenue to pay for mass transit projects across the state.

Since 2007, the commission has paid out $7.9 billion – funded through 6 percent annual toll increases and borrowing more than $14 billion.

Starting in 2022, however, the commissi...



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