Bill McKenna

Toll Roads
6:34 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Still no love for toll roads as special transportation panel meets in Columbia

Interstate 70 outside Rocheport, Mo.
(MoDOT)

A panel created by the Missouri House to review the state's transportation needs met Monday in Columbia.

Most of the testimony heard by the Blue Ribbon Citizens Committee on Missouri's Transportation Needs centered on improving the state's highways, and whether those improvements should include a toll road -- be it I-70 or another major highway.  Bob Gilbert with the Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce told the panel that the state should also upgrade U.S. Highway 50.

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