Florida officials yesterday said the state’s first Build America Bond sale — a $255 million taxable deal — would save $56.1 million for the state’s turnpike enterprise system.

The Florida Department of Transportation turnpike revenue bonds were priced June 26 by a 10-member syndicate selling $68.5 million of Series 2009A tax-exempt bonds and $255 million of Series 2009B taxable BABs.

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