Secretary Chao Hints: No P3s and No Tolls on BSB

Following comments by Sen. McConnell early last week that the Brent Spence Bridge Project is "mostly a Frankfort issue." Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao hints on Monday that Tolls will not be an option for the Brent Spence Bridge.

As reported in Transport Topics, the Newspaper of Trucking and Freight Transportation, Secretary Chao told the National Governors Assocation:

“As we go forward, we do look forward to public-private partnerships,” said Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, adding, “That is not the answer for everything because there’s a cost to that. And there’s consumer lack of acceptance for toll roads, for example, in certain areas.”

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