What happened to Hilton Head tolls?

What happened to Hilton Head tolls?

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WTGS) — As of 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, the South Carolina Department of Transportation stopped collecting tolls on the Cross Island Parkway on Hilton Head Island. The end of the toll was announced in February of 2021 as part of SCDOT’s ten-year plan to improve the state’s roads and bridges.

How much is the toll on the Cross Island Parkway in Hilton Head?

$1.25 per cash customer
Opened in 1998, The SCDOT says The Cross Island Parkway is a 7.5 mile, limited access route that connects the William Hilton Parkway at the north end of the Island with Palmetto Bay Road and the Sea Pines Circle at the south end of the island. Officials say the toll is $1.25 per cash customer and $.

Can you get on Hilton Head Island without paying a toll?

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Beginning Thursday, July 1, 2021, drivers will no longer have to pay a toll when driving along Hilton Head Island’s Cross Island Parkway. The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) will stop collecting tolls at midnight on Wednesday, June 30.

How long does it take to drive around Hilton Head Island?

To complete the entire tour, allow two hours or more… even if you never leave your car. So, try to plan accordingly! Parts of “Your Scenic Tour” are within Sea Pines, and Hilton Head Plantations.

How much is a Palmetto Pass?

The price with a Palmetto Pass is between $1.80 and $7.50 depending on how many axles your vehicle has. With cash or credit card payment the price is $1.25 to $8.40, depending on where you enter and exit and the number of axles.

Is there a bridge to get to Hilton Head Island?

Here are some tips to help you get around. U. S. Route 278 is the only highway coming to Hilton Head Island. After you cross the large bridge (which spans the Intercoastal Waterway), you are now driving on Hilton Head Island.

Does Palmetto Pass accept E-ZPass?

Case in point, toll transponders. E-ZPass is available up and down the I-95 corridor from Maine to North Carolina and west to Illinois. Palmetto Pass is the only transponder for the few toll roads in South Carolina and it’s not compatible with any other state’s transponder.

Is there a fee to enter Hilton Head Island?

If you’re heading to Sea Pines on Hilton Head Island’s south end, you’ll pay $1 more to get in starting Saturday morning. The single-day visitors’ gate fee will increase to $9, according to Sea Pines Community Services Associates. The change will affect visitors year-round.

Do you cross a bridge to get to Hilton Head?

Driving to Hilton Head Island Continue for about 17 miles and cross the bridges over the Intracoastal Waterway to Hilton Head Island. If you are traveling to the South end of the island (Shipyard, Coligny, Forest Beach, Sea Pines), stay to the left and take the Cross Island Parkway to save time.

Is Palmetto Pass same as E-ZPass?

A Palmetto Pass, like E-ZPass, is an electronic tag you install in your vehicle to pay tolls for travel on South Carolina toll roads. It is popularly known as PAL PASS in South Carolina. You can open an account with the South Carolina Department of transportation for the transponder and pay tolls electronically.

Is there a bridge to Hilton Head Island?

22. The plan includes replacing the four aging, two-lane bridge spans between Hilton Head and the mainland with a single six-lane bridge. It also would widen U.S. 278 on both sides of the new bridge from Moss Creek Drive in Bluffton to Squire Pope Road on Hilton Head.