Tolls on Turnpike, Sawgrass, Alligator Alley to Rise By 25 Cents or More
Here's details on the hikes:
- Florida Tunrpike and Sawgrass Expressway: Cash tolls rise from $1.00 to $1.25. SunPass tolls rise from $0.75 to $1.00.
- Alligator Alley: Cash tolls rise from $2.50 to $3.00. SunPass tolls rise from $2.00 to $2.75.
A law signed in 2007 by Charlie Crist gave the FDOT more power to raise tolls, and actually mandates a rise in tolls every five years. This is the first mandatory rise since the law took effect.
The kind of, sort of good news is that the money raised will be used, in part, to finance a Turnpike expansion into Miami-Dade.
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