toll roads

Third time’s the charm? Feds say no to tolling I-80 in Penn.

A development that could mark the end of a long saga (you could make a case that it goes back to the 1980s -- heck, even that it begins prior to the establishment of the Interstate Highway System itself) happened yesterday with the third federal rejection of an application by the state of Pennsylvania for authority to toll Interstate 80 within its borders. I first wrote about the controversy over the state's attempt to generate more revenue ...

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California toll road operator files Chapter 11

The company operating South Bay Expressway, a 10-mile toll road near San Diego, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but state and company officials say they expect motorists to be unaffected by the filing. South Bay Expressway L.P., AKA San Diego Expressway L.P., filed for reorganization in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California March 22. It opened the road November 2007 to operate as a toll road until 2042, when the state takes ...

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Ind. toll road bill to governor

A bill to authorize private groups to build and operate the Illiana Expressway in Indiana as a toll road is on the governor’s desk. On March 2, the state’s Senate voted unanimously in favor of House changes to a bill that would authorize private investors to build and operate the Illiana Expressway for tolls. Gov. Mitch Daniels is expected to sign the bill, SB382, which would not require a privatized toll road. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn ...

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Indiana toll road bill to governor

If signed into law, the bill would authorize a public-private partnership to complete the proposed Illiana Expressway,

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Ind. toll road bill to governor

If signed into law, the bill would authorize a public-private partnership to complete the proposed Illiana Expressway

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