Using the Lanes

64 Express Lanes Reversible Roadway, Norfolk:

The 64 Express Lanes Reversible Roadway opened in Norfolk in 2018 and the operating schedule is below. If you travel in the peak direction during rush hours, you must have a funded and properly mounted E-ZPass in your vehicle. Closures on the 64 Express Lanes Reversible Roadway are announced in the VDOT Hampton Roads District weekly significant-lane closures report

Hampton Roads Express Lanes, Chesapeake:

On I-64 in Chesapeake, overhead sign structures and Express Lanes signs have been installed and are estimated to remain covered until as early as 2023.  Motorists will then see HOV signage replaced, and the addition of E-ZPass pavement markings and lane dividers indicating travel in the Express Lanes. If you are an HOV-2+ driver, you must have an E-ZPass Flex switched to HOV ON to use the lanes free of charge.

Hampton Roads Express Lanes, Network:

Additional Express Lanes are scheduled to be online in Hampton, Newport News and Norfolk as early as 2027. If you are an HOV-2+ driver, you must have an E-ZPass Flex switched to HOV ON to use the lanes free of charge.

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New Travel Choices

Driving solo?

During operating hours, you can use your E-ZPass or E-ZPass Flex to pay a variable toll and enter the 64 Express Lanes.

Carpooling?

All HOV-2+ vehicles, including buses, must have a registered        E-ZPass Flex device switched to "HOV ON" during operating hours. HOV-2+ vehicles utilizing E-ZPass Flex will not be charged a toll. To learn more about obtaining            E-ZPass, head to www.EZPassVA.com.

Choosing not to use the 64 Express Lanes?

The free, general purpose lanes will always be an option. 

New Rules Apply

Clean Special Fuel License Plate Vehicles or Hybrids

Registered "Clean Special Fuel" plate vehicles will no longer receive an exemption from HOV-2+ requirements during operating hours. You may contact the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles for information about receiving a prorated refund for your plates. Call 804-367-0492. 

Free Access, No E-ZPass Required

Buses

Buses can use the lanes for free when meeting the HOV-2+ requirement. It is recommended that buses obtain E-ZPass Flex transponders in order to utilize the lanes. 

Motorcycles

Motorcycles can use the lanes free. There will be no HOV or        E-ZPass requirements for motorcycles. 

On-duty Public Safety

On-duty public safety personnel can use the lanes free. There will be no HOV or E-ZPass requirements for on-duty public safety vehicles. 

Toll Estimator

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You can download the free 64 Express Lanes mobile app to find current toll price estimates. 

Current Traffic

Virginia 511 Traffic Info

View real-time traffic conditions and road closures by visiting www.511virginia.org or by downloading the free 511 mobile app.

E-ZPass

If you travel in the peak direction during rush hours on the 64 Express Lanes in Norfolk (5 a.m.-9 a.m. westbound and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. westbound), you must have a funded and properly mounted E-ZPass in your vehicle. If you are an HOV-2+ driver, an E-ZPass Flex allows you to use the lanes free when switched to HOV mode.

Visit www.EZPassVA.com to get your E-ZPass or E-ZPass Flex.

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