136. Toll Roads – building and maintaining highways is very expensive.

State and local governments have turned to privately-funded toll roads in order to have someone else pay for these costs.

The investor putting up the capital gets a return on investment through the collection of tolls. If traffic estimates hold up, this can be a lucrative and predictable income stream.

The E-ZPass payment system is used by various toll roads, bridges and tunnels in states such as New York, Delaware, Virginia, Ohio, Massachusetts, and Maine.

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