Commuters who use four bridges between New Jersey and Pennsylvania could soon pay less in tolls.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike will replace traditional toll collection with all-electronic tolling at the Delaware River Bridge, which connects Bristol, Pennsylvania, with Burlington Township, New Jersey.
Motorists will pay an extra 5 percent starting Sunday at 12:01 a.m. The higher rates apply to both cash customers and those with E-ZPass.
Tolls are slated to increase for weekend traffic on Route 1 beginning on Aug. 1, 2014 at 7 p.m.
The insects are reportedly swarming around the canopy between lanes 11 and 12 near the tolls at the Valley Forge Interchange.
Tolls for drivers who use the Pennsylvania Turnpike are going up starting Sunday.
Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded its ratings for billions of dollars in Pennsylvania Turnpike Bonds and cites toll hikes as one of its concerns.
Traffic was down in 2012 on New Jersey’s two major toll roads, but revenues were up.
A new, smaller E-ZPass is coming to a windshield near you.
Companies heading to the Jersey Shore to help with the hurricane relief effort are getting a free ride on the Atlantic City Expressway.
The South Jersey Transportation Authority is first going after owners of vehicles with New Jersey plates — individuals or businesses that owe more than $200 in unpaid tolls.
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Chris reviews the latest jobs speech by the President and rumors of a long ago fling by Sarah Palin. He talks to Pennsylvania State Rep. Mike Vereb about a putting tolls on Rt. 422, Steve Goreham about Al Gore’s 24 hour climate webcast, and State Senator Domenic Pileggi about his plan to redistribute the way Electoral Votes are handed out during Presidential Elections.
“Tolls will increase going from $4 per car to $5 and there’ll be a 25-percent increase for all the other vehicles,” John Matheussen, CEO of the Delaware River Port Authority says.
Drivers who cross from New Jersey to Pennsylvania on four Philadelphia-area bridges will have to pay a dollar more starting Friday.