Daily News Briefs, September 5, 2019

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Florida Begins to Reinstate Toll Collections Suspended for Hurricane Dorian

WESH reports, Florida began to reinstate highway tolling overnight as the state returned to normal following its escape from the worst effects of Hurricane Dorian. Toll suspensions will not be lifted  on some highways until tomorrow or Saturday, according to a schedule included in the article.

For a complete update on changes in Dorian-related emergency measures, see the latest news release from the office of Florida’s governor.

The Sun News is providing current updates on the path of the storm and related highway conditions.

Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) Florida Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Florida's Turnpike Enterprise (FTE)


Pursuits, Crashes, Carjacking and Gunfire Figure in Indiana Toll Road Melee

The Times of Northwest Indiana reports, police pursuit of an allegedly stolen vehicle ended on the Indiana Toll Road yesterday afternoon after several collisions and the wounding of a suspect who attempted to run over officers and a maintenance worker in a carjacked ITR maintenance vehicle. The incident started in Valparaiso and culminated on the westbound lanes of the toll road near mile marker 27.8.

NBC News Chicago reports that the incident closed a 23-mile segment of the toll road for several hours.

Crime Beat Indiana Indiana Toll Road Concession Company (ITRCC)


These are just some of the toll industry developments TRN is following.

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