Plan calls for Ohio Turnpike toll hikes
Written by Associated Press   
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 06:12

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Turnpike tolls are expected to increase by 25 cents for cars and $1 for trucks for a cross-state trip next year.

That's according to a new 10-year toll plan proposed Monday by the turnpike commission.

The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer (http://bit.ly/10PqoK6 ) reports that tolls would rise 2.7-percent a year, which amounts to about 30 percent over the decade. That will help pay for $1.5 billion in bonds the turnpike wants to issue for badly needed construction projects.

For motorists driving across the turnpike with E-ZPass, tolls would rise 25 cents to $11.50 starting in January. After 10 years, the rate would be $14.75. The cross-state toll for truckers using E-ZPass would rise by $1 to $36 next year. After a decade, the toll would be $45.75.

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Information from: The Plain Dealer, http://www.cleveland.com


Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

 

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