BOSTON (CBS) — Getting to and from the Cape in the summer can be a frustrating experience while you’re sitting in traffic waiting to cross the Bourne Bridge or the Sagamore Bridge.

Now the state is considering an idea for adding a third bridge alongside the Sagamore that would funnel traffic away from Route 28 and Route 6.

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“We feel that in the scale, the span of the bridge, the width of the bridge, it’s certainly technically feasible to build a bridge,” MassDOT Highway chief Frank DePaola told WBZ-TV’S Bill Shields.

This new bridge would be built without state money.

A private company would put up the new bridge and operate it for 30 years.

But there’s a catch.

To use this new bridge you would have to pay a toll.

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Route that would connect traffic to a proposed third Cape Cod Canal bridge. (WBZ-TV)

Route that would connect traffic to a proposed third Cape Cod Canal bridge. (WBZ-TV)

Would drivers shell out the cash to take the new bridge and beat the traffic?

That remains to be seen.

But one Cape area legislator thinks adding a third bridge is worth considering,

“Everyone knows the bridge in the summertime is an absolute disaster,” said Rep. Vinny DeMacedo, (R-Plymouth). “It gets backed up and so the fact that people are looking at it is not a bad thing.”

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