WSR 08-12-054

PERMANENT RULES

TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION


[ Filed June 2, 2008, 8:26 a.m. , effective July 3, 2008 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: Pursuant to RCW 47.56.240, this rule establishes toll rates for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 468-270-070.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 47.56.030, 47.46.100.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 08-09-032 on April 9, 2008.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: May 31, 2008.

Reema Griffith

Executive Director

OTS-1451.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 08-06-032, filed 2/26/08, effective 4/7/08)

WAC 468-270-070   What will the toll rates be for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge?  


((Rate table $3.00 cash/$1.75 "Good to Go!"
(two axle vehicles)

Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Cash toll rate "Good To Go!" toll rates
2 axle $3.00 $1.75
3 axle $4.50 $2.65 (3)
4 axle $6.00 $3.50
5 axle $7.50 $4.40 (3)
6 or more axles $9.00 $5.25))


Notes:
(((1) The base toll rate is the toll rate per axle. It is only used to calculate multi-axle rates, which are calculated as a multiplier of the base toll rate ($1.50 for cash and $0.875 for "Good to Go!" toll rates).))
(2) The "Good To Go!" toll rates are in effect through June 30, 2008, or until changed by the commission. If no further action is taken by the commission, on July 1, 2008, the cash toll rate column becomes the toll rate for all vehicles.
(3) Rate rounded up to nearest five cents.))

Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Proposed Toll Rates for All Vehicles1

7/1/2008 - 6/30/20092
Vehicle Type Axles Cash Electronic3
Passenger vehicle/Motorcycle 2 $4.00 $2.75
Passenger vehicle with small trailer 3 $6.00 $4.15
Tractor trailer rig/Passenger vehicle with trailer 4 $8.00 $5.50
Tractor trailer with big trailer 5 $10.00 $6.90
Tractor trailer with bigger trailer (6 or more axles) 6 $12.00 $8.25

Note:
1The base toll rate per axle. It is only used to calculate multi-axle rates, which are calculated as a multiplier of the base toll rate ($2.00 for cash and $1.375 for electronic toll rates).
2The toll rates are in effect through June 30, 2009, or until changed by the commission.
3The rate for the electronic tolls has been rounded up to the nearest five cents where appropriate.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 47.56.403. 08-06-032, 468-270-070, filed 2/26/08, effective 4/7/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 47.56.030, 47.46.100. 07-13-010, 468-270-070, filed 6/8/07, effective 7/9/07.]

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