HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Motorists will have to dig a bit deeper next year to pay for travel on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
The turnpike commission said Tuesday its tolls will increase by 6 percent next year, largely to repay loans taken out to help fund roadwork projects under legislation passed in 2007 and 2013.READ MORE: Paperless Ticketing Leads To Long Lines Outside Heinz Field Ahead Of Steelers Game
The higher rates go into effect on Jan. 3.
The commission expects to impose annual fare increases of 3 percent to 6 percent until 2044.READ MORE: T.J. Watt Suffers Groin Injury, Won't Return To Sunday's Steelers Game
The turnpike says E-ZPass customers now account for three-quarters of its traffic. E-ZPass motorists pay lower tolls.Pittsburgh Police Investigating Shooting In Homewood
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