Leeville bridge tolls resume Saturday - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

Leeville bridge tolls resume Saturday

Updated:

Baton Rouge, La. - Drivers will be able to use cash and charge machines to pay tolls for the La. 1. Bridge in Leeville, beginning Saturday afternoon.

A vehicle crashed into the original machine in August of 2012, two months after it began operation, leaving workers to collect tolls in person. 
 
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development said it will activate the replacement machine and its backup at 12 p.m. The new devices have special barriers to help protect them from any possible crashes.
    
The DOTD also reminds regular commuters about the GeauxPass option, which allows them to use a special toll tag lane. The GeauxPass can also be used to pay tolls on the Crescent City Connection Bridge.

Powered by WorldNow

Fox 8 WVUE-TV
Louisiana Media Company, LLC.
1025 S. Jefferson Davis Parkway
New Orleans, LA 70125

General Number: (504) 486-6161
News Tips: (504) 483-1503
News Room Fax: (504) 483-1543

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVUE. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.