Lake Pontchartrain Causeway toll increase kicks in May 6 at 4 a.m.

With Lake Pontchartrain Causeway¬†tolls set to increase May 6, bridge officials moved forward Thursday (April 27) on plans to borrow more than $100 million via bonds to pay for safety improvements. The Causeway Commission heard a presentation from its financial adviser and authorized General Manager Carlton Dufrechou and the commission’s bond counsel to prepare for the bond sale.

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