In October, an all-electronic system of collecting fares to use the highway will come on-line and over 400 employees will be displaced.
The return of tolls for passenger vehicles using the western portion of the Massachusetts Turnpike is a foregone conclusion.
Officials are considering a plan to make toll collections on the Massachusetts Turnpike completely electronic. It’s the subject of public hearings in Worcester and Springfield this week.
Toll collection for travel between the six western-most exits of the Massachusetts Turnpike is scheduled to begin October 15th.