The Massachusetts Turnpike Authority last week reviewed different toll-increase scenarios in order to generate needed revenue.

Officials are considering boosting tolls on the Metropolitan Highway System and the Western Turnpike to help fill a $70 million to $100 million funding shortfall for the current fiscal year, which began July 1. The increases would also support debt service costs and capital expenditures for fiscal 2010-2013, with proposed capital programs ranging from $50 million to $70 million, based on different toll-hike scenarios.

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