Increased toll rates for SR 99 tunnel, Tacoma Narrows Bridge take effect

Toll rates for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and the SR 99 tunnel increased on Friday, Oct. 1.

The Washington State Department of Transportation said all tolls went up by 25 cents for the Tacoma Narrow Bridge. That means trips with a Good To Go! pass increased to $5.25, at the toll booth drivers will now pay $6.25, and Pay By Mail customers will be charged $7.25 for each trip.

For the SR 99 tunnel in Seattle, tolls increased 15% for all hours of the day. The weekday peak Good To Go! rate was $2.25 and it is now $2.60, and the weekday Pay By Mail rate of $4.25 is now at $4.60.

This rate increase is part of a plan to help repay construction debt and help with revenue impacts related to the pandemic. 

During an Aug. 24 meeting, the Washington State Transportation Commission also approved a 15% rate increase for the SR 520 bridge which goes into effect July 1, 2023.

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