WSTC adopts toll rate changes effective Oct. 1

Transportation Commission Office – PO Box 47308 – Olympia, WA 98504-7308 – 360-705-7070

Contact: Reema Griffith, WSTC executive director, 360-705-7070 (Olympia)

OLYMPIA – New toll rates for three of Washington’s tolled facilities will go into effect as early as this fall. The Washington State Transportation Commission approved toll rate increases for the State Route 99 tunnel, SR 520 bridge, and Tacoma Narrows Bridge at its hearing today, Tuesday, Aug. 24. The new toll rates will ensure financial and legal requirements are met.

The new toll rates are as follows:

  • SR 99 tunnel: an across-the-board 15 percent increase for all times of day starting on Oct. 1, 2021
  • Tacoma Narrows Bridge: a 25-cent increase to all toll rates (Good To Go! pass, toll booth and Pay By Mail) starting on Oct. 1, 2021
  • SR 520 bridge: a tailored increase, averaging 15 percent by time of day, starting July 1, 2023

For more details on the new toll rates, visit the commission’s website.

A presentation from the hearing that outlines the need for the rate changes and proposed new rates is available on the commission’s website. A recording of the hearing is available on TVW. For more information about the commission and complete meeting agendas, visit

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