OLYMPIA, Wash. - Your future commute could include the Starbucks Espressway or the Boeing Tacoma Narrows Bridge.
HB 1051 would allow private companies to buy naming rights to state highways, bridges, view points and rest stops.
Sponsors say the money raised could off-set the need for tolls.
The funds would pay for road improvements.
The bill has a hearing Tuesday afternoon.
Under the proposal, all name changes would have to be approved by the State Transportation Commission.
The commission would also set the rates.
All of the funds raised from the sponsorships would have to be used to maintain the sponsored section of road.
The bill would not allow tobacco companies or adult entertainment-based companies to seek sponsorships.