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Missouri lawmakers pushing for ban on toll roads

Mar 30, 2017 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri lawmakers are putting the brakes on any talk of transforming all or parts of Interstate 70 into a toll road.

As part of a budget proposal moving through the Legislature, wording has been inserted into the document that would bar the Missouri Department of Transportation from using any money for toll-related purposes.

The prohibition includes even studying whether tolls could be a solution to fixing the heavily traveled cross-country route. And, it's not just

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