Causeway toll increase looms

Causeway Commission unveils plan to raise tolls

ST. TAMMANY PARISH, LA (WVUE) - A toll increase is likely on the Causeway.

Causeway officials propose raising $133 million to raise southbound guard rails and build 12 two-block-long safety bays.

Causeway officials said their goal is to bring the bridge to national standards.

The Causeway Commission could vote on the toll increases next month. If they vote yes, St. Tammany and Jefferson councils would then be asked to approve $133 million in bond financing.

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