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Connecticut toll plan a step closer

December 17, 2019

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Land Line Now, Dec. 17, 2019.

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The long, slow march toward truck-only tolls in Connecticut continues, while some in Florida are pushing to eliminate some tolled express lanes.

Connecticut toll truck-only tolls may be put on the Gold Star Memorial Bridge on Interstate 95
One of the most expensive toll locations in Connecticut would be the Gold Star Memorial Bridge on Interstate 95 between Groton and New London. (Photo courtesy Connecticut Department of Transportation)

I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

Everything trucking from today in one neat package, including the New Prime lawsuit, big carrier training incentives and today’s fuel prices.


II. End-of-year tax matters

The end of the year is fast approaching, and that means you should be taking care of a number of items so you can successfully file taxes this coming year.


III. Connecticut toll plan creeps forward

The long, slow march toward truck-only tolls in Connecticut continues, while some in Florida push to eliminate tolled express lanes on a highway there. Also, we’ll have another one of our trucking Christmas carols.


IV. Another step forward for NAFTA replacement

A congressional committee took another step today toward final approval of the replacement for NAFTA. And the spending bill that will fund the U.S. DOT gets an OK from the House.


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