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Debt can, and most likely will, Affect Bridge Tolls

June 04, 2013 J,

With tolls expected to increase a total of 50 cents on the eastbound Tacoma Narrows Bridge over the next two summers, drivers face a hard reality. Tolls will climb even further — likely beyond the maximum amount originally forecast — unless there’s a significant increase in bridge traffic, or unless officials can somehow refinance the debt or decide to subsidize it with other revenue. These scenarios are unlikely or politically challenging.

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