Bertha Is Done, Setting the Stage for Toll Debate

KCPQ reports, “Bertha’s breakthrough break through gets us one step closer to actually being able to drive in the new [Highway] 99 tunnel. But don’t forget that it’s going to actually cost money with tolls — likely around the clock.” The article looks at metro Seattle toll facilities and toll rates, and discusses WSDOT’s concerns about traffic and revenue loss resulting from toll avoidance.

The Seattle Times covers Bertha’s emergence into sunlight yesterday morning, April 4. (Photos and video are included.)