27:23-23.7. New Jersey Turnpike Authority authorized to acquire portion of Interstate Highway 95
a. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority is authorized and directed to acquire, maintain, repair and operate a project addition and extension to the New Jersey Turnpike consisting of a 4.4 mile section of high-speed limited access superhighway being that portion of Interstate Highway 95 under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation beginning at the existing northern terminus of the New Jersey Turnpike and thence in a general northerly direction to the vicinity of the George Washington Bridge (and hereinafter referred to as the "I-95 Extension."). Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the I-95 Extension shall remain forever free of toll.
b. The State shall sell, convey and transfer to the authority all rights of way, property, easements or interests and other rights with respect to the project addition and extension and the authority shall pay to the State in consideration therefor the sum of $400,000,000. The State shall deposit that sum in the General Fund.
The State and the authority are authorized, in connection with this transfer, to enter into an agreement containing indemnification and defense provisions which the State and the authority agree are necessary or advisable to protect the interests of the State, or the authority, or both, as they determine.
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