10 things to know about the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

A proposal to raise tolls on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway to finance $103 million in safety improvements generated a lot of discussion and questions at a recent public meeting and in the comment streams on NOLA.com. People want to know such things as how much toll revenue is collected, how many traffic tickets are issued and why Causeway police officers patrol the Huey P. Long Bridge.

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