Comments on the impact of tolling on Interstate 90 need to be postmarked to the state by Friday Feb. 22.
Both bridges across Lake Washington could be tolled by 2015, as the state considers putting a toll on the Interstate 90 bridge.
, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation officials. Congestion also has increased on Interstate 5, Interstate 90 and State Route 522 as drivers avoid tolls on SR 520, according to state officials.
If the state legislature approves the change, tolls on Interstate 90 could start as soon as 2015, according to Washington State Department of Transportation officials.
The Mercer Island School District was among those who submitted a letter to the state about the impact of the tolls on local residents.
You can submit public comment to the state online at www.wsdot.wa.gov/tolling/i90/onlinescoping.
Those interested may also submit comments by e-mail at: I90EAcomments@wsdot.wa.gov, or traditional mail to: Angela Angove, 999 Third Ave., Suite 2200, Seattle, WA 98104. Mailed comments must be postmarked by Feb. 22, 2013.