Friday, May 20, 2011

State passes bill to toll I-405, and protects the revenue for highway purposes

The Governor recently signed HB 1382 into law. The bill would toll two lanes on I-405 in the north end, between I-5 and Bellevue. The original bill was amended and contains some significant changes. The most notable is keeping the toll revenue in the Motor Vehicle Fund, which triggers the protection of the 18th Amendment. This is good news for drivers because the tolls collected on I-405 can only be used for highway purposes and not raided by lawmakers . . . READ MORE


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