The Massachusetts Turnpike Authority is looking for nearly $15 million to keep debt service coverage on $2.2 billion of debt at levels stipulated in bond documents through fiscal 2009.

The authority’s board last week postponed voting on a toll hike. Those additional revenues would have helped MassPike meet debt service costs. Debt service coverage cannot fall below 1.15 times on $2.2 billion of Metropolitan Highway System bonds.

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