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Toll for HOT lanes reach record high

In this file photo, cars travel in the toll lanes while the southbound traffic on Interstate 85 is backed up during a morning rush hour.

In this file photo, cars travel in the toll lanes while the southbound traffic on Interstate 85 is backed up during a morning rush hour.

The high-occupancy toll (HOT) lane on Interstate 85 south reached an all-time high Tuesday morning, with the toll costing $8.50 for a trip from Old Peachtree Road to Shallowford Road.

The previous high was $8 in September.