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Bridge Toll Rate Hike Takes Effect

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New toll rates for the Highway 520 floating bridge and theTacoma Narrows Bridge take effect July 1. The increase is the latest toll hike and has been part of the plan since the tolls were put on the bridges.

For the 520 bridge, the peak-commute toll for vehicles with a Good To Go pass will increase from $3.59 to its new rate of $3.70. In 2016, the toll on 520 is expected to jump to $4.50. The Tacoma Narrows Bridge rate is going up by 25 cents for cars and will be $4.25.

Washington State’s Department of Transportation has posted an explainer on the toll rates.

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