Tolls

I-95 (Courtesy DOT Traffic Cameras)

The Toll Debate Goes on

By STEPHEN SINGER  Associated Press  HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Tolls were eliminated on Connecticut’s highways 30 years ago, but debates and studies on how to replace the lost revenue have continued. Now the state Department […]

06/08/2014

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Committee To Hear Toll Arguments

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers are considering a number of bills that would reinstitute highway tolls. The General Assembly’s Transportation Committee has scheduled a public hearing on Monday to hear testimony on various proposals […]

02/23/2013

I-95

Rhode Island Backs Off Plans To Put Tolls Near Connecticut State Line

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP and WTIC-AM) _ Rhode Island transportation officials say they are shelving plans to try and get tolls approved on Interstate 95 through the state. Michael Lewis, the state’s transportation director, tells the […]

08/14/2012

Toll taker (William Thomas Cain/Getty Images News)

Rhode Island Loses Bid For Federal Money For I-95 Tolls

The Federal Highway Administration has turned down a request from the state of Rhode Island to install tolls on Interstate 95, just over the border from Connecticut.

02/17/2012

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House Votes To Bring Tolls Back To Pay for Route 11

The State House voted early Thursday morning to authorize the state’s transportation department to allow temporary tolls on Route 11 in southeastern Connecticut.

06/02/2011

(Credit:  William Thomas Cain/Getty Images News

Plan For Limited Highway Tolls Clears Committee

A legislative committee has approved a bill that would resurrect highway tolls in Connecticut, but only to complete Route 11 in southeastern Connecticut.

04/21/2011

Highway Tolls (File Photo)

Limited Highway Tolls Bill Advances

A bill that would allow for the return of tolls on some Connecticut highways cleared a key legislative step on Friday.

03/19/2011

(Credit: File/William Thomas Cain/Getty Images News)

Should Tolls Return Here?

Connecticut drivers could see a return to tolls under legislation being considered at the capitol.

02/18/2011

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