Truck tolls roll on despite American Trucking Associations lawsuit, appeal

NEW GANTRY: Vehicles pass underneath an electronic truck-tolling gantry on Route 6 in Providence over the Woonasquatucket River Bridge. The gantry is scheduled to begin operating this month.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
NEW GANTRY: Vehicles pass underneath an electronic truck-tolling gantry on Route 6 in Providence over the Woonasquatucket River Bridge. The gantry is scheduled to begin operating this month.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
Coming to a Rhode Island highway near you: “Big Brother,” electronic truck-tolling style. That may be a cynical way to describe the automated truck-tolling gantries that the R.I. Department of Transportation is putting up around Rhode Island, though truckers probably wouldn’t think so. The American Trucking Associations so far has unsuccessfully sued the department to…

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