The Bay Area Toll Authority will begin ripping out the toll booths at the seven Bay Area bridges they operate. Removing the booths will eliminate the need for drivers to slow down to 25 mph to go through the narrow toll lane.
It’s called open-road tolling, and FasTrak readers will be hung over the lanes. The Benicia Bridge already has open-road tolling on a few left lanes.
Since the Golden Gate Bridge operates under another authority, the Golden Gate Bridge District, they’ll come up with their own plan.
Demolition will begin next year, and will take a few years to complete.
Jack & Carolyn talked about this on the Morning Breeze. Listen here: