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Christie: Toll suspension on Garden St. Parkway, AC Expressway

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The Christie Administration announced that tolls will be suspended on the northbound Garden State Parkway and westbound Atlantic City Expressway starting at 6:00 a.m. Sunday in order assist residents and visitors leaving coastal areas of New Jersey due to Hurricane Sandy. 

Tolls will be suspended until further notice on the northbound Parkway from Cape May to the Driscoll Bridge and on the full length of the westbound Atlantic City Expressway. 

Officials said motorists can get real-time updates about travel conditions in New Jersey during the storm by calling 511 from a hands-free mobile phone or visit www.511nj.org.

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