The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, well-known in Virginia as “one of seven engineering wonders of the modern world,” will soon allow
According to the Eastern Shore News, officials with
the bridge tunnel, which connects Virginia’s Eastern Shore with the Virginia mainland, announced that the two left lanes on both the southbound and northbound
sides of the bridge would be converted into electronic tolling lanes. The lanes
will accept E-ZPass and Smart Tag transponders.
The remaining three lanes, however, will keep their toll
booths and cash-payment systems.
The project is expected to cost up to $1.8 million and will
be finished by spring 2007, the newspaper reported.