The 495 Express Lanes
are brought to you through an innovative
public-private partnership. The lanes will
deliver new options on the Capital Beltway
and help you get where you need to be.
As the developers and operators of the
Express Lanes, we are committed to
our customers, our community and
delivering a dependable option
to users of the Lanes.
Explore this section of the site to learn more about the history of the project, the project partners and the latest news and events from the Express Lanes.
It has been 5 years since the greater D.C. area’s first tolled express lanes, the 495 Express Lanes, opened to drivers.
It’s been nearly five years since the greater D.C. area’s first tolled express lanes, the 495 Express Lanes, opened to traffic. To mark the upcoming anniversary, 1,700 D.C. area drivers were surveyed earlier this summer about the 495 and 95 Express Lanes.
Download the latest version of the Express Lanes mobile app to plan your travel on the 495 and 95 Express Lanes. The new update features improved trip planning, simplified payments and push notifications.