MEDIA AVAILABILITY FOR TODAY, MARCH 26 & TOMORROW, MARCH 27
ALL ELECTRONIC TOLLING CONVERSION WILL TAKE PLACE SOMETIME AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27 and by 1 AM.
Tuesday, March 26, 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM:
Meet Mary Currie and two longtime toll collectors Jacquie Dean and Dawnette Reed who are ending their careers here at 2 pm today. All three of us will be able to talk to the press at about 2 pm to 2:25 pm in the Admin Lot next to the Admin Bldg on the SW end of the GGB.
Wednesday, March 27, 11 PM to 1AM:
The next media availability will be shortly after 12:01 am on Wednesday, March 27th, when the actual final, final, very, very last toll collector comes out of the toll lanes and we make the switch to all electronic tolling. I will be back at the bridge by 10:30 PM tonight.
Wednesday, March 27, 5:30 AM to 10 AM: The “cut-over”
The next media availability will at 5:30 am on Wednesday, March 27th, to report on the status of the conversion and the morning commute traffic.
As of tomorrow morning, there will be no more toll collectors available for interviews.
Directions to Admin Parking Lot where you can park
Southbound: After crossing through the Toll Plaza, Exit right onto Merchant Road, then take an immediate right, then another immediate right into the Admin Parking Lot. Look for media parking signs.
Northbound: Take last San Francisco exit coming north, left at stop sign and then through tunnel, then left up the hill, and left into the administration lot before the stop sign at the top of the hill.