CHARLOTTE –The Monroe Expressway celebrated its first anniversary Nov. 27.
The expressway has seen over 25 million transactions, which are calculated every time a vehicle drives under a toll gantry. Officials say traffic continues to improve quarter over quarter.
“We intend to serve the people traveling in the Charlotte region for many years to come, and we are grateful for a successful first year in the area,” said J.J. Eden, executive director of the North Carolina Turnpike Authority. “We are hearing from customers who say they are making it to appointments and home from work faster and can spend more time with family and loved ones. That is why we do this work.”
The toll collection program, managed by the North Carolina Turnpike Authority and NC Quic
k Pass, opened customer service centers ahead of the Monroe Expressway in Monroe and Charlotte. More than 33,000 people have visited a customer service center in the region.
Customers are routinely saving over 25 minutes in one trip. NC Quick Pass customers also save 35% on tolls in North Carolina.
Visit www.ncdot.gov/turnpike or ncquickpass.com for details.