Evergreen Point Floating Bridge (aka SR 520) toll plaza, Medina, circa 1965

Evergreen Point Floating Bridge (aka SR 520) toll plaza, Medina, circa 1965




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  1. And I think I remember the toll was 35-cents?

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  2. I thought we were done paying for this!! NOT 😊😊

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  3. The original Evergreen Point Bridge toll paid for itself, and the toll booths removed sooner than originally promised to voters – if you can imagine such competence. We were quite proud of ourselves – so “northwest” to do that.

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  4. I remember those toll booths, but can’t remember how much the toll was.

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  5. .35 cents in the 70’s when I was driving across..unless you bought the booklet of passes

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  6. “The total cost of the bridge, in 1961 dollars, was $21 million (at least $127 million in 2011 dollars[6]).[7] To make up for this cost, commuters paid a 35-cent toll in each direction until 1979. The toll booths were then converted into bus stops. ” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evergreen_Point_Floating_Bridge_(1963)

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  7. Remember that toll booth well$

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  8. I remeber throwing a quarter in the bin….

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  9. Then they sat on the side of the road at the end of the bridge for years

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  10. kids hanging out side window to drop the change…no seat belt laws😶

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  11. Brand new 1965 Impala over there to the right.
    Might be ’65 Ford wagon in the middle.

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  12. Looks that toll plaza be on the east side?

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  13. I went to 3 points elementary school just to the south of the toll

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  14. 35cents something you could afford

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  15. That’s where I lived..the first exit right off the bridge in Bellevue! Wow! I hear it’s all different there now…..

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  16. Okay I remember the toll being a dime at first; am I hallucinating?

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  17. Oh yeah. Remember paying that toll daily in the late 70s. They removed the toll booths when the bridge was paid off early.

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  18. In 1965 1 in 8 cars was an Impala. Garrett

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