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Tolls likely on Interstate 5 Bridge

Washington Legislature, Oregon Transportation Commission will have their say in the matter

By Sarah Wolf, Columbian staff writer
Published: April 7, 2022, 6:00am
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Trucks commonly use the Interstate 5 Bridge, but frequent congestion slows movement of freight.
Trucks commonly use the Interstate 5 Bridge, but frequent congestion slows movement of freight. (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian files) Photo Gallery

Tolling federally funded highways like Interstate 5 and Interstate 205 is illegal, except when it’s not. So could tolls be used to pay part of the cost of replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge?

Under federal law, Title 23 of the U.S. highways code, it appears that tolls are not allowed on federally funded infrastructure projects.

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