Bay Bridge Toll Hike Takes Effect Tuesday

BERLIN — Local residents and visitors to the resort area will need to have a couple extra bucks ready when they approach the east-bound Bay Bridge as the first phase of the new toll rates approved in late September go into effect on Tuesday.

Last spring, the Maryland Transportation Authority announced a plan to double the toll at the Bay Bridge for most vehicles from the current $2.50 to $5 starting Nov. 1 and again to $8 in July 2013. However, after considerable public outcry, a compromise of sorts was reached and the toll hikes were reduced to $4 starting Nov. 1 and $6 in July 2013. The new toll rate for the Bay Bridge goes into effect on Tuesday.

One comment on “Bay Bridge Toll Hike Takes Effect Tuesday

  1. REALLY? Dont you think that you have generated enough money? I f you want more money for md. tell the politicians to stop lying to people and DO THEIR JOBS!!!!!!!

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