Prepare for Tolling on Washington State Roadways

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The Washington Department of Transportation is planning to extend tolling on more state roadways after tolling on the 520 Bridge was deemed a success.

The state has determined that toll revenue has met projections, and traffic is still moving smoothly. An increase in the toll is scheduled for July. The commission believes tolling is necessary in congested urban areas because less money is coming from the federal government and tax revenue from gasoline has decreased.

Officials want drivers to have the option to pay for better commute times. There may also be tolling on Interstate 90, and the commission and governor want to increase gas taxes to help fund major transportation projects.

Read more here: Drivers should expect more tolling on state roadways

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