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Highway toll on Rt. 9?

Possible tolls on CT highways.

The General Assembly’s Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee — one of the largest and most influential of the committees — passed by a party line vote Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s bill authorizing the state Department of Transportation to implement statewide tolling.

Although the details are not worked out, tolls would likely be placed on I-95, I-84, the Merritt Parkway, and along state routes such as Rt. 8 and Rt. 9. The estimated $800 million in annual revenue would be used fix roads and bridges and ease congestion.

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