WSR 14-02-017
[Filed December 20, 2013, 8:05 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: I-405 express toll lane toll rate and policy setting.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 47.56.850 and 47.56.880.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: State statute requires tolls for the express toll lanes generate sufficient revenue to pay for operating costs and effectively maintain travel time, speed, and reliability on the highway facilities.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Washington state department of transportation will review and coordinate with the transportation commission on this rule-making process.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. The transportation commission will hold public input meetings in the regional area surrounding the I-405 express toll lanes project in the spring of 2014. More details will be issued in coming months. Public comment will be taken at the public input meetings as well as at the final hearing. Comments may also be submitted in writing to the Transportation Commission, P.O. Box 47308, Olympia, WA 98504-7308, phone (360) 705-7070, fax (360) 705-6802, or e-mail
December 20, 2013
Reema Griffith
Executive Director