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States Raise Tolls in Response to Budget Issues

January 6, 2022


In an effort to avert financial shortfalls for highway programs due to the coronavirus pandemic, a number of states have raised their tolls for cars and trucks, effective Jan. 1.

Those tolling authorities announcing increases include states with heavy freight corridors such as New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York, as well as less commercially traveled states such as West Virginia.

The use of toll increases are widely thought in some states to be a good way to raise funding to support the critical improvements for long-term capital programs. Some of the state increases include:

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