Washington State Department of Transportation http://www.kplu.org en Tolls on I-90 – probably just a matter of time http://www.kplu.org/post/tolls-i-90-%E2%80%93-probably-just-matter-time <p>Many drivers seem to be avoiding the new tolls on the 520 bridge by taking I-90 instead. That&rsquo;s not unexpected.</p><p>But don&rsquo;t get used to calling the other bridge across the lake &ldquo;The Freeway.&rdquo; Secretary of Transportation Paula Hammond says she wants tolls on both floating bridges.</p><p> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 03:19:27 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 3590 at http://www.kplu.org Tolls on I-90 – probably just a matter of time It's (finally) official: Tolls on SR-520 Bridge start in December http://www.kplu.org/post/its-finally-official-tolls-sr-520-bridge-start-december <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-983548.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-983548.mp3</a></p><p>Get ready to pay if you drive on the floating bridge across Lake Washington. The state Department of Transportation has announced the much-delayed tolls on the 520 bridge will start in December.</p><p>Tolling on the bridge was originally set to begin this spring, then that was bumped to this summer. Now, the state says the all-electronic system will be up and running four months from now.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 25 Aug 2011 22:36:30 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 2430 at http://www.kplu.org It's (finally) official: Tolls on SR-520 Bridge start in December Washington residents go for “Buy Washington” bonds in a big way http://www.kplu.org/post/washington-residents-go-%E2%80%9Cbuy-washington%E2%80%9D-bonds-big-way <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; It was a two-day buying frenzy. Retail investors snapped up nearly $90 million in Washington highway bonds Monday and Tuesday. It&#39;s the first time in more than 14 years that individual investors have had the chance to buy state bonds ahead of Wall Street.</p><p> Wed, 20 Jul 2011 17:07:37 +0000 Austin Jenkins 2125 at http://www.kplu.org North Cascades Highway to reopen this week http://www.kplu.org/post/north-cascades-highway-reopen-week <p>For nearly six months, western Washingtonians who wanted to drive to Winthrop, Okanagan and other north central Washington locations have had to make an extra-long road trip, sometimes adding hundreds of miles to their journey. And vice-versa.</p><p>That will change very soon. Mon, 23 May 2011 19:32:47 +0000 Gary Crawford & The Associated Press 1646 at http://www.kplu.org North Cascades Highway to reopen this week