Off-peak usage up on HOT lanes

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GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.,None - Channel 2 Action News has obtained new numbers that show off-peak usage is up on the Interstate 85 HOT lanes since a reduction in tolls.

On Saturday, more than 3,700 drivers used the toll lanes.

That's compared with about 2,400 drivers the previous Saturday, before the reduction.

Earlier this month, the State and Road Tollway Authority voted to slash tolls to as little as one cent per mile during off-peak hours to get more vehicles in the HOT lanes.


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