HB 2268 - GOOD BILL

Bill Title: Tolling Interstate 5 Bridge

Bill Summary:

  • AN ACT Relating to restricting toll collection on the Interstate 5 bridge over the Columbia river until a new bridge is open for  travel; amending RCW 47.56.902; creating a new section; and providing a contingent effective date.

What the Bill says:

  • Tolls are authorized to be imposed on the Interstate 5 bridge replacement project at the time the replacement bridges are open for vehicular travel. Tolls may be charged for travel only on the ((existing and)) replacement Interstate 5 Columbia river bridges. Tolls may not be charged for travel on the Washington state portion of Interstate 205.

Our Summary Opinion:

  • This bill will save commuters money. It prevents early tolling and blocks tolling of the I-205 bridge which is on the Washington side of the interstate dividing line. This is an excellent bill.
Committee:Transportation
Companion Bill:

Vote Position

Bill Status:

 

  • Please write the committee in the House and encourage them to hold a hearing on this bill.

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