RI Truck Toll Plan Already Paying Dividends

Providence Journal reports, “Rhode Island is now seeing the first proceeds of the hotly contested bridge-repair financing plan approved by lawmakers this winter. Truck tolls are still likely more than a year from appearing . . . but the state last month refinanced $244.9 million in old transportation debt” — thanks to the RhodeWorks legislation — “to free up $129 million over the next three years.”