Jan Murphy

Government, Business, TCA

Pennsylvania Lawmaker Wants to Pump Brakes on Bridge Toll Plan

The I-80 Canoe Creek Bridge in Clarion County, Pennsylvania The I-80 Canoe Creek Bridge in Clarion County, one of nine bridges Pennsylvania has targeted for tolling. (PennDOT)

A lawmaker wants to apply the brakes to a proposal to toll nine bridges across Pennsylvania — and come up with a broader plan for financing the state’s transportation needs.

Jan Murphy | pennlive.com
March 11, 2021
Government, Business, TCA

Pennsylvania Truckers Object to Bridge Tolling Plan

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge The Benjamin Franklin Bridge. The list of potential bridge candidates to be tolled will be announced in mid-February. (Hannah Beier/Sipa USA/Tribune Content Agency)

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is moving forward with its controversial plan to consider charging tolls on as many as 10 major bridges in the state. But representatives from the trucking industry say tolls would hurt their industry.

Jan Murphy | pennlive.com
January 26, 2021