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Triangle Expressway
With a rapidly growing population and roadways becoming more congested, road-building funds are being stretched. As a result, tolls are becoming an increasingly important solution to financing new road construction projects in North Carolina.

To help keep pace with the transportation needs of the state, the N.C. Turnpike Authority plays a critical role in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s operations by studying, planning, developing and building toll roads as well as operating and maintaining them.

Since 2002, the Turnpike Authority has worked to advance toll facilities to help give drivers more choices in how they reach critical destinations while also reducing congestion along heavily traveled routes and providing an additional revenue stream for building new commuter routes.
 
In December 2012, North Carolina’s first modern toll road, the Triangle Expressway, opened as a six-lane toll road that utilizes all-electronic tolling technology while improving regional mobility and setting the stage for future tolling projects in North Carolina.  

Several other projects are currently in the planning and development stages or are under construction.

7/10/2018 10:18 AM

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