E-470 ExpressToll customers continue to save

License Plate Toll rates will remain level in 2020


An ExpressToll rate freeze implemented Jan. 1, 2018, will keep 2017 toll rates in place for ExpressToll drivers on E-470 through 2020 after a unanimous vote by the E-470 board of directors.

According to a news release, the November 2017 decision of the E-470 board of directors to freeze ExpressToll rates marked the first time since the 47-mile user-financed roadway opened that tolls were frozen. The decision also included a reduction of the ExpressToll rate at Toll Plaza C (between I-70 and Pena Boulevard) by 25 cents. The reduced rate will stay in effect again in 2020, the release said.

“Due to E-470’s conservative fiscal policy and organizational management, as well as increased use of the E-470 toll road, the board is again able to keep tolls unchanged for the coming year,” Roger Partridge, chair of the Douglas County commissioners chair and E-470 board member, said in the release.

In addition to freezing ExpressToll rates in 2020, the E-470 Board of Directors also voted to freeze License Plate Toll rates in 2020 at 2019 levels. Additionally, the board voted to move forward with the implementation of a two-year pilot program, to begin Jan. 1, 2020, for an ExpressToll rate restructure for three-plus-axle motorists on E-470. The rate restructure includes a 5% rate reduction for all multi-axle rates and an additional time of day rate reduction for 3-plus-axle ExpressToll customers.

The 2020 toll rate freeze and three-plus-axle rate adjustment reflect the commitment of E-470 to remain fiscally responsible while supporting and improving the customer experience.

“The E-470 board of directors and leadership continue to be proactive in monitoring local market conditions that allow the authority to implement policies that represent value and savings to E-470 customers,” E-470 Executive Director Tim Stewart said in the release.

For information on the benefits of ExpressToll or how to open an account, visit ExpressToll.com or call 303-537-3470.


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