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New Jersey Turnpike Authority

New Jersey Turnpike - Secaucus, NJ - Jul 1, 2011 (credit: New Jersey Turnpike Authority)

Millions Across Tri-State Hitting Roads, Skies For July 4 Holiday Weekend

The American Automobile Association predicts 39 million drivers will travel 50 miles or more for the holiday weekend.

07/01/2011

Traffic on the Garden State Parkway - Bloomfield, NJ - Jun 30, 2011 (credit: New Jersey Turnpike Authority)

Motorists Get Early Start On July 4th Weekend

While travelers are hoping to beat the traffic, it’s estimated that 1.6 million cars will be on the Garden State Parkway Thursday, which is slightly fewer than what was expected Friday.

06/30/2011

E-ZPass - File / Photo: E-ZPass/Getty Images

New Jersey Turnpike Authority Ends E-ZPass Break For Non-New Jersey Customers

Drivers who have E-ZPass accounts in other states soon won’t get off-peak discounts when they pass through New Jersey.

05/24/2011

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

New Jersey Turnpike Bridge Repair Work Postponed

The work was going to reduce northbound traffic from two lanes to one on the toll road’s Western Spur in the vicinity of the Vince Lombardi Service Area in Ridgefield, Bergen County.

05/20/2011

E-ZPass - File / Photo: E-ZPass/Getty Images

New Jersey Port Authority E-ZPass Would Lose Discount Under Turnpike Authority Plan

A plan to raise more money for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority by ending a discount for out-of-staters will actually hurt some New Jerseyans.

05/06/2011

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Toll Collectors Could Lose Jobs If New Jersey Turnpike Authority Privatizes

New Jersey’s transportation commissioner says cumbersome union work rules cost the state as much as $13 million a year in salaries and benefits for extra toll collectors.

04/21/2011

E-ZPass - File / Photo: E-ZPass/Getty Images

NJ To Crackdown On Toll Cheats, Some E-ZPass Discounts Going Away

The Turnpike Authority wants to eliminate the off-peak E-ZPass discount for cars whose accounts are outside the New Jersey E-ZPass system.

03/30/2011

(AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Garden State Parkway’s Snow Removal Needs Boost

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority on Wednesday was expected to authorize an extra $4 million for snow removal on the toll road.

02/23/2011

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Audit Finds Excessive Perks At NJ Turnpike Authority

Auditors say the Turnpike Authority paid its employees $30 million in unjustified bonuses and squandered millions on health insurance while tolls increased.

10/19/2010

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