More tolls suspended to ease evacuations from Florida’s coast

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FT. MYERS, Fla. (WFLA) – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles as well as the Florida Department of Transportation has suspended tolls on Florida’s Turnpike Mainline on Sunday.

The tolls were suspended to help ease congestion with evacuees leaving the coast of Florida ahead of Hurricane Dorian.

The tolls suspension is currently in effect and includes the following:

  • Alligator Alley
  • The Turnpike Mainline (SR 91), including the Homestead Extension (SR 821)
  • Sawgrass Expressway (SR 869)
  • Beachline Expressway (SR 528)
  • First Coast Expressway (SR 23)
  • SR 417
  • SR 429
  • I-95 Express Lanes
  • I-595 Express Lanes
  • I-75 Express Lanes
  • I-295 Express Lanes

In addition to the roads above, the Central Florida Expressway Authority has suspended tolls on the following:

  • SR 408
  • SR 414
  • SR 451
  • SR 453
  • SR 538
  • SR 551

The Florida Highway Patrol is assisting with traffic congestion.

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