By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Drivers without an E-ZPass should get ready to start paying standard video toll rates once again.

Back in March, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the MDTA temporarily paused mailing toll bills and adjusted the video toll rate down to the cash rate.

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The hope was to provide some financial relief.

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But starting Friday, standard toll rates will be charged to anyone without a valid E-ZPass.

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Cash is no longer accepted at tolls statewide, so the MDTA is urging drivers to get an E-ZPass.

CBS Baltimore Staff