Recently Congress passed and the President signed the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act which is a long-term surface transportation authorization bill. It will provide $305 billion of funding for highway and transit projects over the next five years.
The bill will also revise certain transportation policies including toll policy:
The FAST Act takes a mixed approach towards federal tolling policy. User fees, usually in the form of tolls for highway projects, are often essential elements of the funding and financing package for P3 projects. While federal law only allows tolling on interstate highways where additional lanes are constructed, the Interstate System Reconstruction & Rehabilitation Pilot Program allows three states to experiment with tolling existing interstate highways.