Highway 99 tunnel users won’t have to pay tolls until sometime this fall

Northbound traffic congestion builds as drivers approach the new Highway 99 tunnel. Drivers had been advised tolling in the tunnel would start July 1, but that’s been put off. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)
Northbound traffic congestion builds as drivers approach the new Highway 99 tunnel. Drivers had been advised tolling in the tunnel would start July 1, but that's been put off. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)

Traffic volumes have gradually increased since the tunnel's opening day on Feb. 4, to an average 74,900 weekday trips on May 6-10, according to the latest state data.

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