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Toll roads in St. Louis county?

March 13, 2001
By: Kyle Elfrink
State Capital Bureau

Toll roads in St. Louis county? Well, one area state senator is pushing just that idea in front of the Senate Transportation Committee. Kyle Elfrink has more from Jefferson City.

Senator John Loudon says in 2003, the St. Louis area will have their budget for road improvement slashed in half. And with road priorities for the next several years being set by commissioners, there's a chance some roads could be overlooked. Loudon's solution - toll roads ...

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OutCue: ... WITH A TOLL."
Contents: LOUDON SAYS TOLL ROADS GIVE CITIES AND TOWNS A CHANCE TO IMMEDIATELY BUILD NEW ROADS REGARDLESS OF IF IT IS IN THE STATES PLAN OR NOT.

Loudon's bill only allows toll roads that pay for new roads or bridges in communities.

From the state capitol, I'm Kyle Elfrink, KMOX News.