You have places to be. The Express Lanes will help get you there faster with quick, simple and predictable travel along 495, 95 and 395 in Northern Virginia. Grab your E-ZPass®, buckle up and enjoy riding in the fast lanes.

Supporting communities with our grant program

The Express Lanes community grant programs offer funds to local organizations that support those in need and make our region a great place to live.


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Happy 10th, Express Lanes

The 495 Express Lanes are officially ten years old. We're celebrating growing from 14 miles on 495 to 53 miles across the region. Thank you to our 10 million customers, communities and Virginia partners for the last decade.
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Recent news

November 17, 2022

Transurban Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Virginia Express Lanes

Operator of 495, 95 and 395 Express Lanes has saved regional travelers 33 million hours of time and expanded economy by $8 billion through a public-private partnershipRead more

November 14, 2022

New travel patterns to and from the 495 Express Lanes and I-66

Access to and from the 495 Express Lanes are changing as a result of the 66 Express Lanes Outside the Beltway project. Use extra caution in November as travel patterns adjust.Read more

Easy travel with the Express Lanes app

Take a few seconds to download the Express Lanes mobile app to get even more time back for yourself. From completing on-the-go payments to planning your trip, the Express Lanes mobile app places convenience in your hands. Use the app before you start driving to:

  • Check out real-time toll prices
  • View live traffic camera feeds
  • Find entries and exits along your preferred Express Lanes route
  • Learn the rules of the road to safely use the Express Lanes