Florida’s toll road projects a ‘fiscal cliff,’ in serious trouble, lawmakers say

TALLAHASSEE — For the last two years, opponents of a controversial plan to build three new toll roads across Florida have been saying the projects aren’t needed and they’re too expensive.

On Wednesday, a key Republican senator sided with them.

“This is not tenable to do at this point,” said Sen. Gayle Harrell, R-Stuart.

Just 21 months after the plan to build 330 miles of new toll roads was signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the projects could be in serious trouble. On Wednesday, Harrell’s Senate Transportation Committee advanced a bill that would greatly diminish two of the roads,

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