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.

Going from I-66 east to the 495 Express Lanes

To get on the 495 Express Lanes from I-66 eastbound, you first have to enter the 66 Express Lanes. Follow signs that say ""TOLL, EXPRESS LANES ENTRANCE" and take the ramp on the right about 1 mile after Nutley Street. 


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Heads up, 7 feet up

Vehicles over 7 feet tall now pay 3x the current toll.
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Recent news

December 20, 2022

95/395 Express Lanes Reversal Schedule for 2022 Holiday Season

The 95 and 395 Express Lanes schedule will change on key days to accommodate holiday traffic patternsRead more

December 1, 2022

Important info for drivers who travel I-66 east to the 495 Express Lanes

There's a new way to access the Lanes from I-66 east bound.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