Local & Regional
Wed July 15, 2009
Turnpike Tolls Going Up
By Associated Press
Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority has approved a 16 percent increase in tolls beginning Aug. 4.
The increase, approved Wednesday, will bring in about $21 million a year.
Tolls produce the only source of revenue for the Turnpike Authority. About half the toll revenue comes from out-of-state motorists.
The increases vary on each toll road and each destination.
Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com