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toll road:

see turnpiketurnpike,
road paid for partly or wholly by fees collected from travelers at tollgates. It derives its name from the hinged bar that prevented passage through such a gate until the toll was paid. See also road.
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of Dallas includes maintenance and operations responsibilities for Mobil fuel stations at the Tollway Oases located throughout Northern Illinois and will ensure seamless continuation of services for Tollway customers.
Australia has begun to tap the public equity markets for private tollways, with a successful public offering last winter for a new Sydney project and a larger offering planned this winter for a major Melbourne tollway.
Well, they will relieve some specific suburban traffic bottlenecks - a reason many suburbanites back the added tollways.
It has enabled the Tollway to offer customers the capability to review and update their pre-paid toll accounts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at www.
The operator of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) has utilized its Australian builder to build a segment of the tollway.
The Illinois Tollway employs more than 1,800 people across several locations.
The toll collection system was installed along sections of a new elevated toll road, the Metro Manila Skyway, as well as two existing toll roads, the South Luzon Expressway and the South Luzon Tollway.
Jeff Schoenberg (D-Evanston), who first introduced legislation nearly 15 years ago to privatize the Chicago Skyway, now says the time is ripe to actively consider leasing all or part of the 274-mile Illinois Tollway to private investors.
The beltway will include a 29-mile-long section of E-470, a tollway in southern Denver that recently was completed by an MK-led design/build team.
29 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the call by the Governor to find a way to rid Illinoisans of the unavoidable hassle of stopping to pay tolls on the often congested, delay-causing "pay-as-you-go" roadways known as the Illinois State Toll Highway System, a nonprofit organization will provide Action Kits to those citizens who want to join in the ever-growing grassroots campaign to convert the tollways into freeways and to eliminate the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority, the controversial agency responsible for overseeing the operations of the 274 miles of toll roads.
The 274-mile system is comprised of four main tollways of which the Tri-State Tollway is the workhorse, providing 55% of total system toll revenues.
I-PASS Only lanes, which permit I-PASS users to go through toll plazas without stopping, are now available at all mainline toll plazas on the Tri-State, as well as several mainline toll plazas on the East-West and Northwest tollways.