The I-66 Express Lanes Inside the Beltway (ITB) are now open. For your safety, please travel cautiously and be aware of changing traffic patterns.
Remember, the rules on the I-66 Express Lanes ITB differ from the 495 and 95 Express Lanes.
For carpools traveling on the 495 and 66 Express Lanes: If you are traveling on the I-66 Express Lanes ITB with 2 people in the car with your E-ZPass Flex set to HOV mode, do not forget to switch your E-ZPass Flex off of HOV mode before you exit onto the 495 Express Lanes. Otherwise, you could be stopped by Virginia State Police enforcing the HOV-3 requirements.
Here are a few other important reminders:
|Questions||I-66 Express Lanes Inside the Beltway||495 and 95 Express Lanes|
|Who operates the road?||VDOT||Transurban|
|How do I reach customer service with questions?||66ExpressLanes.org/contact or firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-855-495-9777|
|Where can I get more information or pay missed tolls?||66ExpressLanes.org||ExpressLanes.com|
|How many people do I need in the vehicle, including the driver, to qualify as HOV?||2||3|
|When are the HOV rules in effect? When do I need an E-ZPass in my vehicle to use the Lanes?||
Eastbound 5:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Westbound 3 to 7 p.m.
|At all times|
|How do I get HOV free travel?||Use an E-ZPass Flex set to HOV mode with the right number of people in the car.||Use an E-ZPass Flex set to HOV mode with the right number of people in the car.|