Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Officials Seek More Money Out Of Ohio Turnpike
State officials may increase tolls and close maintenance facilities as they consider ways to make more money from the Ohio Turnpike.
Ohio Department of Transportation deputy director Jim Riley says a $2.85 million study is in the works to figure out how to “unlock the value” of the 241-mile toll road across northern Ohio,
Riley’s briefing to the Ohio Turnpike Commission did not include a specific recommendation for increasing tolls. Ohio has some of the lowest toll rates in the region for trucks and passenger vehicles.
The presentation also said that two of the eight turnpike maintenance compounds could be eliminated to save money.