Tolls to rise Monday on NJ Turnpike, GS Parkway

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - November 28, 2008 On the Turnpike, the cost of an average 22-mile trip will increase from $1.25 to $1.70.

One-way tolls on the Parkway will go from 35 cents to 50 cents.

Electronic message boards on both toll roads are reminding motorists about the increases.

The additional revenue will be used to repay bonds sold to finance past construction projects and to help pay for more than $8 billion in new work.

Three new lanes are planned for the Turnpike between Exits 6 and 8A, and a third lane will be added to the Parkway between Exits 63 and 80.

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