Tolls increasing on Pennsylvania Turnpike
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new year means higher tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Motorists will see a 6 percent increase for cash and E-ZPass beginning Sunday.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission says the increase, approved by commissioners last July, is needed to meet funding and capital-improvement obligations.
The commission also says it is legislatively mandated to offer $450 million in supplemental funding to Pennsylvania Department of Transportation each year.
There will be, however, no 2018 increase for E-ZPass or Toll By Plate customers at the Delaware River Bridge westbound cashless tolling point in Bucks County.