In its push to gain federal approval to implement tolls on I-80, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission yesterday announced a proposed $2.5 billion capital plan to update 83% of the Interstate's roadway and replace 60 of its bridges over the next 10 years.

The PTC released the proposed capital plan on the same day that Pennsylvania Gov. Edward Rendell began his tenure as chair of the National Governors Association. In accepting the position, Rendell said that he would make infrastructure finance the focus of his initiative at the NGA.

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