Paying more at the toll: Pennsylvania Turnpike toll increases go into effect

Pennsylvania Turnpike officials are reminding drivers that toll increases went into effect this weekend, along with a hefty surcharge on non-EZ-Pass users.

News 12 Staff

Jan 4, 2021, 12:11 PM

Updated 1,288 days ago

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Pennsylvania Turnpike officials are reminding drivers that toll increases went into effect this weekend, along with a hefty surcharge on non- E-ZPass users.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission in July approved a 6% increase to begin Sunday for E-ZPass users, as well for those without passes in the “Toll by Plate” program.
They also approved a 45% surcharge on people whose tolls are assessed by mail based on their license plates.
Under the Toll by Plate option, high-speed cameras capture license-plate images as vehicles pass by.
The registered owner then receives an invoice for trips made through the tolling point.
AP wire services helped contribute to this report.


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