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Drivers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will notice a bump in their tolls next year, especially when paying with cash.
On Monday the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced toll increases of 12 percent for cash customers and 2 percent for E-ZPass customers. The new rates go into effect Jan. 5.
In a statement, the commission said it needed the rate hike to make its annual $450 million payment to the state and to fund additional construction on the turnpike.
The five-member commission approved the increase at its July 15 meeting.
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