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TITLE 135 INDIANA FINANCE AUTHORITY

Emergency Rule
LSA Document #12-394(E)

DIGEST

Amends 135 IAC 2.5-1-1, 135 IAC 2.5-2-1, 135 IAC 2.5-4-1, and 135 IAC 2.5-5-1. Repeals 135 IAC 2.5-3. Authority: IC 4-22-2-37.1(a)(10); IC 4-22-2-37.1(a)(30). Effective June 27, 2012.



SECTION 1. 135 IAC 2.5-1-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

ARTICLE 2.5. PUBLIC-PRIVATE AGREEMENTS FOR INDIANA EAST-WEST TOLL ROAD


135 IAC 2.5-1-1 Definitions

Authority: IC 8-15-2; IC 8-15.5-7; IC 8-15.5-10


Sec. 1. (a) The definitions in this section apply throughout this article.

(b) "Authority" means the Indiana finance authority, established under IC 4-4-11, and exercising powers granted to it under IC 8-15-2 and IC 8-15.5, both as amended and in effect as of the date hereof, and any successor entity thereto.

(c) "Class 2 user" means any vehicle with two (2) axles, including motorcycles, as described in 135 IAC 2.5-2-1(g).

(d) "Closing date" means the date of the closing of the concession agreement between the authority and the concessionaire.

(e) "Commuter discount users" means class 2 users who, prior to the closing date, obtained a valid commuter identification card issued by the department. Commuter identification cards shall be void on the freeze termination date.

(f) "Commuter identification card" means cards issued by the department that provide users of the toll road discounted fares between certain interchanges on the toll road.

(g) (e) "Concession agreement" means the Indiana Toll Road Concession and Lease Agreement, dated as of April 12, 2006, by and between the authority and the concessionaire, providing for, among other things, the lease of the toll road to the concessionaire and for the provision of toll road services by the concessionaire for the term of the concession agreement, together with all amendments thereto.

(h) (f) "Concessionaire" means ITR Concession Company LLC, the operator of the toll road as designated by the governor on March 29, 2006, under IC 8-15.5-4-11(b).

(i) (g) "Department" means the Indiana department of transportation and any successor entity thereto.

(j) (h) "Electronic tolling system" means an the electronic tolling system to be implemented by the concessionaire pursuant to the concession agreement and includes a barrier-controlled electronic tolling system.

(k) (i) "Eligible electronic transponder users" means class 2 users who utilize electronic toll collection transponders authorized for use on the toll road.

(l) (j) "Freeze termination date" means the date of termination of the toll freeze period.

(m) (k) "Index" means the "Consumer Price Index - U.S. City Averages for all Urban Consumers, All Items" (not seasonally adjusted) as published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, provided, however, that if the index is changed so that the base year of the index changes, the index shall be converted in accordance with the conversion factor published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics; provided, further, that if the index is discontinued or revised during the term, such other index or computation with which it is replaced shall be used in order to obtain substantially the same result as would be obtained if the index had not been discontinued or revised.

(n) (l) "LCV" has the meaning set forth in 135 IAC 2-1-1.

(o) (m) "Maximum toll levels" means the maximum toll levels for each class of users established under 135 IAC 2.5-2-1 and 135 IAC 2.5-5-1.

(p) (n) "Per capita nominal GDP" means the "U.S. Annual Per Capita Gross Domestic Product (in current dollars)" (not seasonally adjusted) as published by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, it being understood that for purposes of using such indicator at a specific point in time, the "U.S. Annual Per Capita Gross Domestic Product (in current dollars)" (not seasonally adjusted) published by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis for the calendar year immediately preceding such specific point in time is to be used, provided, however, that if the measurement of per capita nominal GDP is discontinued or revised during the term, such other indicator or computation with which it is replaced shall be used in order to obtain substantially the same result as would be obtained if the per capita nominal GDP had not been discontinued or revised.

(q) (o) "Term" means the entire term of the concession agreement, commencing on the closing date and expiring on the seventy-fifth anniversary of the closing date, or such later date as required pursuant to the terms of the concession agreement.

(r) (p) "Through trip" means a trip of the entire length of the toll road, in either direction.

(s) (q) "Toll" or "tolls" has the meaning set forth in 135 IAC 2-1-1.

(t) (r) "Toll freeze period" means the period from the closing date to the earlier of:
(1) the implementation of an electronic tolling system; or
(2) the date that is two (2) years from the closing date.

(u) (s) "Tolling measurement date" shall mean June 30 2011, and each June 30 thereafter. of each year.

(v) (t) "Toll rebate period" means the period of time beginning on the date immediately following the freeze termination date and ending on the toll rebate period termination date.

(w) (u) "Toll rebate period termination date" means the first to occur of:
(1) June 30, 2016; or
(2) the date determined by the authority pursuant to the concession agreement.

(x) (v) "Tolling regulation" means the toll schedules set forth in 135 IAC 2.5-2-1 and 135 IAC 2.5-5-1, which incorporates schedule 7.1 attached to and incorporated within the concession agreement, as amended by section 6 of the first amendment to the concession agreement, dated as of April 12, 2006, and section 5 of the fourth amendment to the concession agreement, dated as of February 5, 2008.

(y) (w) "Toll revenues" means all revenues charged by or on behalf of the concessionaire in respect of vehicles using the toll road during the term, including revenues collected through an electronic tolling system.

(z) (x) "Toll road" means the Indiana East-West Toll Road.

(aa) (y) "Toll road rebate rates" means the toll rates for eligible electronic transponder users set forth in 135 IAC 2.5-5-1.
(Indiana Finance Authority; 135 IAC 2.5-1-1; emergency rule filed Jun 14, 2006, 10:50 a.m.: 29 IR 3389; emergency rule filed Mar 20, 2008, 10:35 a.m.: 20080402-IR-135080204ERA; emergency rule filed Jun 27, 2012, 10:23 a.m.: 20120711-IR-135120394ERA)


SECTION 2. 135 IAC 2.5-2-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

135 IAC 2.5-2-1 Tolls

Authority: IC 8-15-2; IC 8-15.5-7; IC 8-15.5-10
Affected: IC 8-15.5


Sec. 1. (a) The authority hereby fixes the tolls to be charged and collected by the concessionaire as follows:

(b) (a) Maximum tolls for class 2 users from the closing date through the freeze termination date. levels. The maximum toll levels, applicable to class 2 users (other than commuter discount users) from the closing date through the freeze termination date subject to paragraph (e) of this section [subsection (e)], shall be as follows: listed at http://www.in.gov/ifa/files/ITRCC_Toll_Rates.pdf.

(b) For purposes of application of subsection (e), the maximum toll levels for class 2 users as of June 29, 2010, are listed below:
    Barrier System     
        Class 2 
    Direction of Travel  Entry or Exit  Two Axle Vehicles and Motorcycles 
Plaza 1  West Point       
    WB  EXIT  $0.50 
    EB  ENTRY  0.50 
Plaza 5  Calumet Ave       
    WB  EXIT  $0.25 
    EB  ENTRY  0.25 
Plaza 10  Cline Ave       
    WB  EXIT  $0.25 
    EB  ENTRY  0.25 
Plaza 17  I-65/Gary East       
    WB  ENTRY  $0.15 
    EB  EXIT  0.15 
Plaza 21  Lake Station/I-94       
    WB  ENTRY  $0.30 
    EB  EXIT  0.30 
Plaza 23  Willow Creek Rd.       
    WB  ENTRY  $0.30 
    EB  EXIT  0.30 
         
  24          Ticket  System               
  Portage  31                         
  Barrier  Valparaiso -  39                       
31  0.45  Chesterton  Michigan  49                     
39  0.65  0.40  City    72                   
49  1.00  0.65  0.40  LaPorte  South Bend  77                 
72  1.55  1.10  0.95  0.65  West  South Bend  83               
77  1.75  1.30  1.10  0.90  0.35  Notre Dame    92             
83  2.00  1.55  1.30  1.10  0.45  0.35  Mishawaka    96           
92  2.20  1.75  1.65  1.30  0.70  0.55  0.40  Elkhart  Elkhart  101         
96  2.35  1.95  1.70  1.40  0.75  0.60  0.50  0.35  East  Bristol -  107       
101  2.50  2.10  1.85  1.50  0.90  0.70  0.55  0.40  0.35  Goshen    121     
107  2.65  2.30  2.05  1.65  1.10  0.95  0.75  0.55  0.40  0.35  Middlebury  Howe  144   
121  3.05  2.65  2.50  2.10  1.55  1.30  1.10  0.90  0.75  0.65  0.45  LaGrange    153 
144  3.70  3.40  3.20  2.75  2.20  2.00  1.80  1.65  1.45  1.30  1.10  0.75  Angola  East 
153  4.15  3.85  3.60  3.20  2.65  2.40  2.20  2.00  1.70  1.65  1.45  1.10  0.45  Point 
Through trip toll rate: $4.65 

(c) Maximum tolls for commuter discount users from the closing date through the freeze termination date. The maximum toll levels applicable to commuter discount users from the closing date through the freeze termination date shall be as follows:
    Barrier System     
        Type A Commuter Discount Users  Type B Commuter Discount Users 
    Direction of Travel  Entry Or Exit  Two Axle Vehicles including Motorcycles  Two Axle Vehicles including Motorcycles 
Plaza 1  West Point         
    WB  EXIT  $0.30  $0.35 
    EB  ENTRY  0.30  0.35 
Plaza 5  Calumet Ave         
    WB  EXIT  $0.10  $0.15 
    EB  ENTRY  0.10  0.15 
Plaza 10  Cline Ave         
    WB  EXIT  $0.10  $0.15 
    EB  ENTRY  0.10  0.15 
Plaza 17  I-65/Gary East         
    WB  ENTRY  $0.05  $0.05 
    EB  EXIT  0.05  0.05 
Plaza 21  Lake Station/I-94         
    WB  ENTRY  $0.15  $0.15 
    EB  EXIT  0.15  0.15 
Plaza 23  Willow Creek Rd.         
    WB  ENTRY  $0.15  $0.15 
    EB  EXIT  0.15  0.15 
For the barrier system, type A commuter discount users can utilize only one (1) toll collection point, and type B commuter discount users can utilize only two (2) collection points. If a commuter discount user utilizes both the ticket and the barrier system for a trip, then thy will be considered as a type B commuter discount user for the barrier system and pay the same tolls as class 2 users in the ticket system. 
           
  24          Ticket  System               
  Portage  31                         
  Barrier  Valparaiso 39                       
31  0.25  Chesterton  Michigan  49                     
39  0.40  0.20  City    72                   
49  0.60  0.40  0.20  LaPorte  South Bend  77                 
72  1.00  0.70  0.60  0.40  West  South Bend-  83               
77  1.10  0.80  0.70  0.55  0.20  Notre Dame    92             
83  1.30  1.00  0.80  0.70  0.25  0.20  Mishawaka    96           
92  1.40  1.10  1.05  0.80  0.40  0.30  0.20  Elkhart  Elkhart  101         
96  1.50  1.20  1.10  0.85  0.45  0.35  0.25  0.20  East  Bristol 107       
101  1.60  1.35  1.20  0.95  0.55  0.40  0.30  0.20  0.20  Goshen    121     
107  1.70  1.50  1.30  1.05  0.70  0.60  0.45  0.30  0.20  0.20  Middlebury  Howe  144   
121  2.00  1.70  1.60  1.35  1.00  0.80  0.70  0.55  0.50  0.40  0.25  LaGrange    153 
144  2.40  2.20  2.10  1.80  1.40  1.30  1.15  1.05  0.95  0.80  0.70  0.45  Angola  East 
153  2.70  2.50  2.35  2.10  1.70  1.55  1.40  1.30  1.20  1.05  0.90  0.70  0.25  Point 
Through trip toll rate: $3.00 for type A commuters; $3.05 for type B commuters 

(d) (c) Maximum toll levels for class 2 users who are not eligible electronic transponder users from the freeze termination date through June 30, 2010, for purposes of application of subsection (e). The maximum toll levels applicable to class 2 users (including commuter discount users) who are not eligible electronic transponder users from the freeze termination date through June 30, 2010, shall be as follows:
    Barrier System     
        Class 2 
    Direction of Travel  Entry or Exit  Two Axle Vehicles and Motorcycles 
Plaza 1  West Point       
    WB  EXIT  1.25 
    EB  ENTRY  1.25 
Plaza 5  Calumet Ave       
    WB  EXIT  1.00 
    EB  ENTRY  1.00 
Plaza 10  Cline Ave       
    WB  EXIT  0.75 
    EB  ENTRY  0.75 
Plaza 17  I-65/Gary East       
    WB  ENTRY  $0.50 
    EB  EXIT  0.50 
Plaza 21  Lake Station/I-94       
    WB  ENTRY  $0.50 
    EB  EXIT  0.50 
Plaza 23  Willow Creek Rd.       
    WB  ENTRY  $0.50 
    EB  EXIT  0.50 
         
  24            Ticket  System             
  Portage  31                         
  Barrier  Valparaiso -  39                       
31  0.50  Chesterton  Michigan  49                     
39  0.75  0.50  City    72                   
49  1.25  1.00  0.50  LaPorte  South Bend  77                 
72  2.50  2.00  1.75  1.25  West  South Bend  83               
77  2.75  2.25  2.00  1.50  0.50  Notre Dame    92 96             
83  3.00  2.50  2.25  1.75  0.50  0.50  Mishawaka    96           
92  3.50  3.00  2.75  2.25  1.00  0.75  0.50  Elkhart  Elkhart  101         
96  3.75  3.25  2.75  2.25  1.25  1.00  0.75  0.50  East  Bristol-  107       
101  4.00  3.50  3.00  2.50  1.50  1.25  1.00  0.50  0.50  Goshen    121     
107  4.25  3.75  3.50  3.00  1.75  1.50  1.25  0.75  0.50  0.50  Middlebury  Howe  144   
121  5.00  4.50  4.25  3.75  2.50  2.25  2.00  1.50  1.25  1.00  0.75  LaGrange    153 
144  6.00  5.75  5.25  4.75  3.75  3.50  3.00  2.50  2.50  2.25  1.75  1.25  Angola  East 
153  6.75  6.25  6.00  5.50  4.25  4.00  3.75  3.25  3.00  2.75  2.50  1.75  0.75  Point 
Through trip toll rate: $8.00 

(e) (d) Maximum toll levels for through trips for users in classes 3 through 7 for purposes of application of subsection (e). The maximum toll levels applicable to users in classes 3 through 7 for use of the toll road in each direction for through trips shall be the tolls set forth as follows:
(1) Period from the closing date through June 30, 2010, for class 3 users. The maximum toll levels from class 3 users of the toll road for use of the toll road in each direction for through trips for the period from the closing date through June 30, 2010, shall be as follows:
Period  Toll ($)  Through Trip Per Mile Rate ($/Mile) 
Closing – March 31, 2007  $9.20  $0.059 
April 1, 2007 – March 31, 2008  $9.90  $0.063 
April 1, 2008 – March 31, 2009  $10.70  $0.068 
April 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010  $11.77  $0.075 
(2) Period from closing date through June 30, 2010, for class 4 users. The maximum toll levels from class 4 users of the toll road for use of the toll road in each direction for through trips for the period from the closing date through June 30, 2010, shall be as follows:
Period  Toll ($)  Through Trip Per Mile Rate ($/Mile) 
Closing – March 31, 2007  $13.78  $0.088 
April 1, 2007 – March 31, 2008  $17.40  $0.111 
April 1, 2008 – March 31, 2009  $21.01  $0.134 
April 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010  $24.63  $0.157 
(3) Period from closing date through June 30, 2010, for class 5 users. The maximum toll levels from class 5 users of the toll road for use of the toll road in each direction for through trips for the period from the closing date through June 30, 2010, shall be as follows:
Period  Toll ($)  Through Trip Per Mile Rate ($/Mile) 
Closing – March 31, 2007  $17.90  $0.114 
April 1, 2007 – March 31, 2008  $22.60  $0.144 
April 1, 2008 – March 31, 2009  $27.30  $0.174 
April 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010  $32.00  $0.204 
(4) Period from closing date through June 30, 2010, for class 6 users. The maximum toll levels from class 6 users of the toll road for use of the toll road in each direction for through trips for the period from the closing date through June 30, 2010, shall be as follows:
Period  Toll ($)  Through Trip Per Mile Rate ($/Mile) 
Closing – March 31, 2007  $21.04  $0.134 
April 1, 2007 – March 31, 2008  $26.56  $0.169 
April 1, 2008 – March 31, 2009  $32.08  $0.204 
April 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010  $37.61  $0.240 
(5) Period from closing date through June 30, 2010, for class 7 users. The maximum toll levels from class 7 users of the toll road for use of the toll road in each direction for through trips for the period from the closing date through June 30, 2010, shall be as follows:
Period  Toll ($)  Through Trip Per Mile Rate ($/Mile) 
Closing – March 31, 2007  $39.06  $0.249 
April 1, 2007 – March 31, 2008  $49.32  $0.314 
April 1, 2008 – March 31, 2009  $59.57  $0.379 
April 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010  $69.83  $0.445 
(6) Period from closing date through June 30, 2010, for all users in classes 3 through 7 for non-through trips. The maximum toll levels from users of the toll road in classes 3 through 7 for use of the toll road in each direction for non-through trips for the period from the closing date through June 30, 2010, are the tolls set forth in 135 IAC 2-5-2.1.

(f) (e) Subsequent adjustment to maximum toll levels.
(1) Subsequent adjustment to maximum toll levels on June 30, 2010. On June 30, 2010, the maximum toll levels may be increased by the initial applicable percentage toll increase without further action by the authority. For purposes of this determination, "initial applicable percentage toll increase" means the greater of:
(A) 8.2%; or
(B) the percentage increase compounded annually of the index or per capita nominal GDP;
whichever is greater, measured from each of (i) January 1, 2006, to December 31, 2006; (ii) January 1, 2007, to December 31, 2007; (iii) January 1, 2008, to December 31, 2008; and (iv) January 1, 2009, to December 31, 2009. The following example is for illustrative purposes only:
             
Indiana Toll Road 
Illustrative Calculation of Four Year Look Back 
             
  Measurement Dates         
  From  To    2.000%  CPI  GDP/Capita 
  1/1/2006  12/31/2006    2.000%  1.800%  1.650% 
  1/1/2007  12/31/2007    2.000%  1.750%  1.850% 
  1/1/2008  12/31/2008    2.000%  2.250%  2.000% 
  1/1/2009  12/31/2009    2.000%  2.255%  2.275% 
    Average Change    8.2%  8.3%  8.0% 
             
  Implemented on 6/30/2010    8.3%     
           
(2) Subsequent adjustment to maximum toll levels on June 30, 2011, and thereafter. On each tolling measurement date starting June 30, 2011, 2013, toll levels may be increased by the subsequent applicable percentage toll increase without further action by the authority. For purposes of this determination, "subsequent applicable percentage toll increase" means the greater of:
(A) (1) two percent (2%); or
(B) (2) the percentage increase of the index or per capita nominal GDP;
whichever is greater, measured from January 1 to December 31 for the calendar year immediately preceding the tolling measurement date. Any adjustment made pursuant to this clause (ii) subdivision shall be made to the toll levels calculated without giving effect to any of the rounding described in section 2(h)(1) below subsection (g)(1) that may have occurred prior to the relevant date of the adjustment. The following example is for illustrative purposes only:
             
Indiana Toll Road 
Illustrative Calculation of One Four Year Look Back 
             
  Measurement Dates         
  From  To    2.000%  CPI  GDP/Capita 
  1/1/2010  12/31/2010    2.000%  2.050%  1.950% 
  Implemented on 6/30/2011    2.05%     
             

(g) (f) Classifications. For purposes of this article, the following classifications shall apply:
(1) Class 2. Any vehicle with two (2) axles, including motorcycles.
(2) Class 3. Any vehicle or combination with three (3) axles.
(3) Class 4. Any vehicle or combination with four (4) axles.
(4) Class 5. Any vehicle or combination with five (5) axles.
(5) Class 6. Any vehicle or combination with six (6) axles.
(6) Class 7. Any vehicle or combination with seven (7) or more axles and all LCVs.

(h) (g) Application of maximum toll levels. The toll levels determined in accordance with this section represent the maximum toll levels which the concessionaire shall be authorized to charge. Subject to the notice provisions of 135 IAC 2.5-3-1, the concessionaire shall be authorized to charge toll levels which are less than the applicable maximum toll levels at its discretion, including providing for lower toll levels at determined times during the day, or for commuters, trucking companies, or other frequent users of the toll road. In addition, anytime after June 30, 2010, so long as (A) the aggregate charge for a through trip does not exceed the applicable maximum level; (B) the charge for any non-through trip is not less than the maximum toll levels set forth herein as of June 29, 2010; and (C) any increase in the toll level charged by the concessionaire on the toll road is allocated to all segments of the toll road such that the highest per mile increase does not exceed three (3) times the lowest per mile increase; the concessionaire at its discretion shall be permitted to set the maximum toll level for any segment of the toll road to any level it determines. For purposes of determining different toll levels for the various segments of the toll road anytime after June 30, 2010, the following shall apply:
(1) Notwithstanding the toll levels determined in accordance with this section, the actual tolls charged by the concessionaire will be rounded to:
(A) the nearest $0.01 if the toll is collected using an electronic tolling system; and
(B) the nearest $0.10 in the event that such toll is not collected using an electronic tolling system.
(2) The maximum toll for any journey will be calculated as the sum of the tolls for each segment of the toll road included in the journey, subject to the following:
(A) Tolls at Westpoint (MP 1) and at ramp plazas to and from the east at Calumet Avenue (MP 5) and Cline Avenue (MP 10) will be computed assuming the trips were to/from Portage (MP 24).
(B) Tolls at ramp plazas to and from the west at I-65 Gary East (MP 17), I-94/Lake Station (MP 21) and Willow Creek (MP 23) will be computed assuming the trips were to/from Buchanan Street (MP 13).

(i) (h) The table below presents the mileage that shall be used when determining maximum (or minimum) toll levels for any segment of the toll road, provided that if the location of any of the toll plazas is changed or a new toll plaza is added, then the segment lengths shall be adjusted to reflect such change in a manner consistent with the methodology used in preparation of the table below:
Mileage Used 
Toll Plaza  From  To  Segment Length 
Westpoint  0.0  3.0  3.0 
S.R. 912  3.0  5.0  2.0 
Calumet Ave  5.0  10.0  5.0 
Cline Ave  10.0  13.0  3.0 
Buchanan St.  13.0  15.0  2.0 
Broadway  15.0  17.0  2.0 
I-65 Gary East  17.0  21.0  4.0 
Burns Harbor/I-94  21.0  23.0  2.0 
Willowcreek Rd.  23.0  24.0  1.0 
Portage  24.0  31.0  7.0 
S.R. 49/Valparaiso  31.0  39.0  8.0 
U.S. 421/Michigan City  39.0  49.0  10.0 
S. R. 39/LaPorte  49.0  72.0  23.0 
U.S. 31 Bypass  72.0  77.0  5.0 
U.S. 31-33/South Bend  77.0  83.0  6.0 
Mishawaka/Fir Rd  83.0  92.0  9.0 
S. R. 19/Elkhart  92.0  96.0  4.0 
Elkhart East  96.0  101.0  5.0 
S. R. 15/Bristol/Goshen  101.0  107.0  6.0 
S.R. 13/U.S. 31/Middlebury  107.0  121.0  14.0 
S. R. 9 Howe/LaGrange  121.0  144.0  23.0 
I-69 Angola  144.0  157.0  13.0 
Eastpoint (although located at milepost 153, for tolling purposes the toll plaza is assumed to end at milepost 157)  157.0  NA  NA 

(j) (i) Tolls as only imposable charges as of closing date. The only charges that the concessionaire may impose on toll road users are the tolls authorized pursuant to this section and 135 IAC 2.5-5-1. For avoidance of doubt and in confirmation and furtherance of the foregoing, as of the closing date, the concessionaire may not charge administration fees related to use of the toll road nor impose interest rates on unpaid tolls or fees related to use of the toll road.
(Indiana Finance Authority; 135 IAC 2.5-2-1; emergency rule filed Jun 14, 2006, 10:50 a.m.: 29 IR 3391; emergency rule filed Mar 20, 2008, 10:35 a.m.: 20080402-IR-135080204ERA; emergency rule filed Jun 27, 2012, 10:23 a.m.: 20120711-IR-135120394ERA)


SECTION 3. 135 IAC 2.5-4-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

135 IAC 2.5-4-1 Fees and charges related to electronic tolling system

Authority: IC 8-15-2; IC 8-15.5-7; IC 8-15.5-10
Affected: IC 8-15.5


Sec. 1. (a) Notwithstanding 135 IAC 2.5-2-1 and 135 IAC 2.5-5-1, upon implementation of the electronic tolling system, the authority may:
(1) establish, collect, and enforce reasonable administration fees and reasonable fees to commence or appeal any dispute proceedings;
(2) establish reasonable interest rates to be charged on unpaid tolls and fees and collect interest charged as such rates;
(3) establish reasonable terms and conditions, including reasonable fees, for the registration and distribution of toll devices; and
(4) require reasonable security for the provision of any toll devices.
All revenues to be derived from the foregoing shall be deemed to be toll revenues. The sole purpose of any fees or charges implemented pursuant to this section shall be to enable the concessionaire to recover its reasonable, out-of-pocket, and documented costs and expenses that are directly incurred with respect to the items listed in clauses subdivisions (1) (2), (3), and through (4). of this section. The amount of any such fees or charges shall not exceed the amount reasonably necessary for the concessionaire to recover its reasonable, out-of-pocket, and documented costs and expenses that are directly incurred with respect to the items listed in clauses subdivisions (1) (2), (3), and through (4). of this section.

(b) Upon implementation of the electronic tolling system, the state shall assess fines against persons who run toll gates and the concessionaire shall receive 50% of such fines.
(Indiana Finance Authority; 135 IAC 2.5-4-1; emergency rule filed Jun 14, 2006, 10:50 a.m.: 29 IR 3397; emergency rule filed Mar 20, 2008, 10:35 a.m.: 20080402-IR-135080204ERA; emergency rule filed Jun 27, 2012, 10:23 a.m.: 20120711-IR-135120394ERA)


SECTION 4. 135 IAC 2.5-5-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

135 IAC 2.5-5-1 Eligible electronic transponder users

Authority: IC 8-15-2; IC 8-15.5-7; IC 8-15.5-10
Affected: IC 8-15.5


Sec. 1. (a) During the toll rebate period, the toll levels applicable to eligible electronic transponder users shall be the toll road rebate rates set forth as follows: listed at http://www.in.gov/ifa/files/ITRCC_Toll_Rates.pdf.
    Barrier System     
    Direction of Travel  Entry or Exit  Toll Road Rebate Rate 
Plaza 1  West Point       
    WB  EXIT  0.50 
    EB  ENTRY  0.50 
Plaza 5  Calumet Ave       
    WB  EXIT  0.25 
    EB  ENTRY  0.25 
Plaza 10  Cline Ave       
    WB  EXIT  0.25 
    EB  ENTRY  0.25 
Plaza 17  I-65/Gary East       
    WB  ENTRY  0.15 
    EB  EXIT  0.15 
Plaza 21  Lake Station/I-94     
    WB  ENTRY  0.30 
    EB  EXIT  0.30 
Plaza 23  Portage/Willow Creek Rd.     
    WB  ENTRY  0.30 
    EB  EXIT  0.30 
         
              Ticket  System               
              Entry               
                               
    24                           
    Portage  31                         
    Barrier  Valparaiso 39                       
  31  0.45  Chesterton  Michigan  49                     
  39  0.65  0.40  City    72                   
  49  1.00  0.65  0.40  LaPorte  South Bend  77                 
Exit  72  1.55  1.10  0.95  0.65  West  South Bend  83               
  77  1.75  1.30  1.10  0.90  0.35  Notre Dame    92             
  83  2.00  1.55  1.30  1.10  0.45  0.35  Mishawaka    96           
  92  2.20  1.75  1.65  1.30  0.70  0.55  0.40  Elkhart  Elkhart  101         
  96  2.35  1.95  1.70  1.40  0.75  0.60  0.50  0.35  East  Bristol 107       
  101  2.50  2.10  1.85  1.50  0.90  0.70  0.55  0.40  0.35  Goshen    121     
  107  2.65  2.30  2.05  1.65  1.10  0.95  0.75  0.55  0.40  0.35  Middlebury  Howe  144   
  121  3.05  2.65  2.50  2.10  1.55  1.30  1.10  0.90  0.75  0.65  0.45  LaGrange    153 
  144  3.70  3.40  3.20  2.75  2.20  2.00  1.80  1.65  1.45  1.30  1.10  0.75  Angola  East 
  153  4.15  3.85  3.60  3.20  2.65  2.40  2.20  2.00  1.70  1.65  1.45  1.10  0.45  Point 
  Through trip toll rate: $4.65 

(b) On the toll rebate period termination date, the tolls applicable to eligible electronic transponder users shall be the rates then in effect for all other class 2 users.
(Indiana Finance Authority; 135 IAC 2.5-5-1; emergency rule filed Mar 20, 2008, 10:35 a.m.: 20080402-IR-135080204ERA; emergency rule filed Jun 27, 2012, 10:23 a.m.: 20120711-IR-135120394ERA)


SECTION 5. 135 IAC 2.5-3 IS REPEALED.

LSA Document #12-394(E)
Filed with Publisher: June 27, 2012, 10:23 a.m.

Posted: 07/11/2012 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20120711-IR-135120394ERA
Composed: Oct 21,2014 8:17:29AM EDT
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