Tolls http://nhpr.org en House Committee Rejects Bill To Remove Merrimack Toll Booth http://nhpr.org/post/house-committee-rejects-bill-remove-merrimack-toll-booth <p></p><p>A House committee has voted unanimously to reject the latest effort to remove at least one of the toll booths along the F.E. Everett Turnpike exit ramps in Merrimack.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 15-0 vote came during a Public Works and Highways committee meeting on Wednesday.</span></p><p>Former Senate President Peter Bragdon sponsored the bill, which would have removed the ramp tolls at Exit 12.</p><p>But committee members say the issue should instead be discussed as part of the state’s 10-year highway improvement plan.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 17:54:25 +0000 Michael Brindley 37337 at http://nhpr.org House Committee Rejects Bill To Remove Merrimack Toll Booth EZ-Pass Transponders to Get Cheaper http://nhpr.org/post/ez-pass-transponders-get-cheaper <p>&nbsp;</p><p>The Department of Transportation<a href="http://www.nh.gov/dot/media/nr2012/20120328-ezpass.htm"> announced</a> that the cost of EZ pass transponders will drop by more than half starting in April.&nbsp;The transponders will soon cost $8.90 cents, down from $20.95.</p><p>DoT Spokesman Bill Boynton says the drop in price will not only help new EZ pass users, but anyone needing to replace a transponder as well.</p> Wed, 28 Mar 2012 21:14:06 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 2813 at http://nhpr.org EZ-Pass Transponders to Get Cheaper