billion dollar toll road

A truck heads towards the tollway on August 27, 2004. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

85-Mph Toll Road Revenue Falls Short

A billion-dollar Texas toll road with an 85 mph speed limit — the fastest in the nation– has drawn about half the number of drivers expected in its initial months of operation, a performance low enough that the private company that built it is facing a downgraded credit rating, according to Moody’s Investor Service.

04/06/2013