Work on an open road tolling system is now underway.
The State of Massachusetts is shutting off hundreds of transponders that let some vehicles go through the tolls for free.
It won’t be long before the toll booths on the Tobin Bridge are just a memory.
A truck fire shut down part of the Tobin Bridge during Tuesday’s morning commute.
Six public meetings have been scheduled to discuss MassDOT’s plan to eliminate the cash toll option and implement high speed electronic tolls beginning on the Tobin Bridge next year.
Davey told WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Tuesday it will cost $60-to-$80 million to install, but that it will pay for itself in less than a year and a half.
If your commute takes you over the Tobin Bridge, expect some delays starting Monday.
Toll booths will soon be a thing of the past in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts transportation officials are closing the southbound side of the Tobin Bridge, U.S. Route 1, into Boston because of the possibility of construction materials blowing on the road.
Seven light fixtures were removed from the Tobin Bridge after one came crashing down onto the roadway on Thursday.