Governor McAuliffe to Announce Toll Relief Plan for Downtown and Midtown Tunnels

WTKR News reports, “Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe will be in Hampton Roads [today] to announce a plan to ease toll burdens on the Downtown and Midtown tunnels.” The report adds, “According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, the announcement is part of a plan to reduce ‘the financial impact of major construction improvements on motorists in Hampton Roads.’ Elizabeth River Crossings has agreed to pay $500,000 a year for 10 years to help offset the costs of tolls on financially stressed users.”