Pennsylvania Turnpike and Toll Roads
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In Pennsylvania, the only toll facility is the Pennsylvania Turnpike (PA Turnpike or Penna Turnpike). Interestingly, it is also the most expensive toll road in the world. All the toll plazas here are electronic so you need an E-ZPass PA.
Read on to learn more about PA Turnpike, toll payment, toll map, PA turnpike toll calculator and more.
Pennsylvania Turnpike Toll
The Pennsylvania Turnpike toll highway operates from east to west throughout Pennsylvania. This 360 miles long toll Pennsylvania Main Line- part of highways 76, 276 and 476 - begins at the Ohio state line in Lawrence County and ends at the New Jersey border at the Delaware River–Turnpike Toll Bridge. It connects the areas of Pittsburg, Harrisburg and Philadelphia with numerous interchanges.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, which operates the PA turnpike, also manages:
- Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-476)
- The Beaver Valley Expressway (I-376)
- The Mon-Fayette Expressway (PA 43) (I-376)
- The Amos K. Hutchinson Bypass (PA 66) (I-476)
- The Southern Beltway (PA 576)
How are tolls calculated for trucks in Pennsylvania
Trucks pay tolls on Pennsylvania Turnpike based on gross weight and number of axles. Since TollGuru toll calculator calculates tolls for all toll roads where truck tolls are based on number of axles, it uses following table to match the class from Pennsylvania Turnpike with truck axles.
|TollGuru Vehicle Type||Pennsylvania Turnpike Vehicle Class||Weight up to (lbs.)|
|Truck 2-axles||Class 3||19,000|
|Truck 3-axles||Class 4||30,000|
|Truck 4-axles||Class 5||45,000|
|Truck 5-axles||Class 6||62,000|
|Truck 6-axles||Class 7||80,000|
The Pennsylvania truck toll calculator calculates the toll and gas cost for trucks of all classes in Pennsylvania.
How do I pay toll on the Pennsylvania Turnpike
Main article: How to pay toll in Pennsylvania
Tolls on the Pennsylvania turnpike could be paid using E-ZPass, Vehicle plate and other toll passes, refer to how to pay toll in Pennsylvania page to learn more about these payment methods.
How to pay missed toll in Pennsylvania
Main article: How to pay missed toll in Pennsylvania
There are cameras that detect the license tag as you go through a toll booth lane in Pennsylvania. If a signal is no tag transponder is detected or you do not have a pre-paid toll-by-plate account, an unpaid toll notice is mailed at the address of the vehicle owner.
Refer to the methods of paying an unpaid toll or missed toll in Pennsylvania
What is E-ZPass PA
The E-ZPass PA is a transponder (tag) that you can put in your vehicle to pay toll. You don’t need to stop to pay toll. It is part of the E-ZPass network in the US.
Learn more about E-ZPass PA to find out the different places it is accepted and the payment process.
Pennsylvania turnpike tolling agency
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission manages tolls on Pennsylvania turnpike. For any questions about your toll bill, payments or requesting refunds please contact Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.
Calculate tolls for Pennsylvania and other states in the US
Calculate routes, tolls and fuel costs for your travel by car, truck, taxi, bus, caravans (with or without a trailer) in Pennsylvania and other states of the US using TollGuru Trip Calculator. It also shows the cheapest, fastest and other optimal routes to your destination along with toll plaza(s) location en route, payment methods and more.
Rideshare, OEM, TMS, fleet companies and other transport businesses can leverage toll intelligence by integrating with the TollGuru Toll API for pre-trip calculation and post-trip reconciliation.