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Council approves measure clearing the way for Causeway toll increase

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ST. TAMMANY PARISH, LA (WVUE) -

The St. Tammany Parish Council on Thursday approved issuing $133 million in bonds, clearing the way for raising tolls on Causeway.

The $2 round-trip cost for a toll-tag customer will rise to $3. Cash customers will see their $3 toll rise to $5.

Causeway General Manager Carlton Dufrechou said the money will go toward safety improvements, including higher railings on the southbound side to prevent cars from going into the lake.

Fox8live.com will update this story as it develops.

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