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New England News
8:21 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Drivers Again Paying Western Mass. Turnpike Tolls

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Drivers passing through the Massachusetts turnpike's first six interchanges are once again paying tolls.

The tolls for passenger car drivers resumed early this morning after having been eliminated in 1996 by former Gov. William Weld. They cover Interchange 1 connecting to West Stockbridge through Interchange 6 connecting to Springfield and Interstate 291.

The tolls are the same as they were in 1996. The cost for cars getting on at exit 6 and getting off at exit 1 is $1.75.

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New England News
6:07 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Western Mass. Turnpike Tolls Set To Be Restored

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Tolls on the Massachusetts Turnpike's first six interchanges are set to return this week.

The tolls for passenger car drivers will resume Tuesday after having been eliminated in 1996 by former Gov. William Weld. They will cover Interchange 1 connecting to West Stockbridge through Interchange 6 connecting to Springfield and Interstate 291.

The tolls will be the same as in 1996. The cost for cars getting on at exit 6 and getting off at exit 1 would be $1.75.

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