SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A trip across the Golden Gate Bridge is about to get more expensive.
The Press Democrat reports Golden Gate Bridge officials voted Friday to raise tolls up to $9.75 by 2023.READ MORE: 1-Year-Old Child Dies After Crash On I-80 In Davis; EB Traffic Being Diverted To Highway 113
The first increase will come in July when a trip from the North Bay from San Francisco will rise from $7 to $7.35.READ MORE: Now-Former Manteca Teacher Arrested On Suspicion Of Inappropriate Communication With A Minor
The toll hikes are expected to raise an estimated $100 million over five years and help transportation officials buy another ferry boat to meet growing demand and add service between Larkspur and San Francisco.
According to the California Department of Transportation, between 112,000 and 119,000 motorists use the 1.7-mile span each day.MORE NEWS: Chase Of Stolen Car From Downtown Sacramento Ends In Crash
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