Toll rate increase approved for Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

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The round-trip rate for passenger vehicles crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel will increase by $1, effective January 1st, 2014.

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission voted to approve a 10 percent increase on the roll schedule at its meeting on Tuesday.

The commission says the adjustment is necessary to pay for the construction of the Thimble Shoal Parallel Tunnel Project.

Adjusted toll rates for January 1st:

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