Bay Area Traffic

Speed limit to increase on Golden Gate Bridge for all-electronic toll

Sunday, March 24, 2013
The day you can no longer pay cash at the Golden Gate Bridge is fast approaching.

(KGO Photo)

You can soon drive a little faster than you can now through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza.

The bridge will eliminate human toll collectors on Wednesday when it switches to an all-electronic toll sytem.

Officials plan to increase the maximum speed from 5 to 25 miles per hour.

However, drivers will still have to slow down when they get off the bridge because the speed limit on the span itself is 45 miles per hour.

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