SR 520 Bridge Toll Rates and Policies

At its May 17, 2016 meeting the Transportation Commission adopted rate changes for the SR 520 Bridge that took effect on July 1, 2016 and additional changes that took effect July 1, 2017. 

The changes taking effect July 1, 2017 are as follows:

  • Weekday and weekend toll rates will increase 5%. This equates to peak period tolls increasing 20 cents from $4.10 to $4.30
  • Tolling during the nighttime (11 p.m. – 5 a.m.) will begin and will be a flat rate of $1.25 during these hours.

The official changes in the administrative code can be found here (pdf 433 kb). 

SR 520 Bridge Toll Rates effective July 1, 2017

Adopted rates for two-axle and multi-axle vehicles are found in the WAC 468-270-071. The table below provides rates only for two-axle vehicles.

Mondays through Fridays Good To Go! Pass 1 Pay By Mail 1 Pay By Plate 1,2 Short Term Account 1,3
Midnight to 5:00 a.m. $1.25 $3.25 $1.50 $2.75
5 a.m. to 6 a.m. $2.00 $4.00 $2.25 $3.50
6 a.m. to 7 a.m. $3.40 $5.40 $3.65 $4.90
7 a.m. to 9 a.m. $4.30 $6.30 $4.55 $5.80
9 a.m. to 10 a.m. $3.40 $5.40 $3.65 $4.90
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $2.70 $4.70 $2.95 $4.20
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. $3.40 $5.40 $3.65 $4.90
3 p.m. to 6 p.m. $4.30 $6.30 $4.55 $5.80
6 p.m. to 7 p.m. $3.40 $5.40 $3.65 $4.90
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. $2.70 $4.70 $2.95 $4.20
9 p.m. to 11 p.m. $2.00 $4.00 $2.25 $3.50
11 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. $1.25 $3.25 $1.50 $2.75
Saturdays and Sundays Good To Go! Pass 1 Pay By Mail 1 Pay By Plate 1,2 Short Term Account 1,3
Midnight to 5:00 a.m. $1.25 $3.25 $1.50 $2.75
5 a.m. to 8 a.m. $1.40 $3.40 $1.65 $2.90
8 a.m. to 11 a.m. $2.05 $4.05 $2.30 $3.55
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. $2.65 $4.65 $2.90 $4.15
6 p.m. to 9 p.m. $2.05 $4.05 $2.30 $3.55
9 p.m. to 11 p.m. $1.40 $3.40 $1.65 $2.90
11 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. $1.25 $3.25 $1.50 $2.75
Notes:
1 The rates for electronic tolls have been rounded to the nearest five cents, as needed.
2 For this payment method, the customer is charged the Good to Go! Pass toll plus a $0.25 fee as provided in WAC 468-270-300.
3 For this payment method, the customer is given a $0.50 discount off the Pay By Mail toll rate as provided in WAC 468-270-300.
4 The weekend rates will be assessed on the days on which holidays are observed: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.