Tampa Bay Area tolls to be reinstated Thursday after Hurricane Irma suspension

Posted at 10:42 AM, Sep 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-19 16:28:21-04

Tolls throughout the Tampa Bay Area are scheduled to be reinstated on Thursday morning after they were suspended throughout the state of Florida on Tuesday, September 5. 

The tolls were suspended to help facilitate Hurricane Irma evacuation and relief activities. 

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Tolls on a vast majority of Florida's Turnpike system, all Florida Department of Transportation roads and bridges, and all regional toll facilities throughout the state will be reinstated at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, September 21, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. 

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Tolls will remain suspended on the Homestead Extension of Florida's Turnpike south of the interchange with SR 874 to assist Monroe County residents with recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irma.