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» Introduction of carpooling
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highway speeds
» Expected to open late 2012
Express Lanes allow
you to take control of
your valuable time.
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– 495 Express
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– VDOT will continue to own and oversee the road
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total trip distance,
charging
one toll
» Sensors monitor traffic 24/7
and system adjusts toll
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You’ll know it's a sign for the 495
Express Lanes when you see the
white banner with the purple E-ZPass
logo and "EXPRESS"
All Users
Toll-paying, carpoolers and buses
need an E-ZPass or E-ZPass Flex
Carpoolers
Carpoolers with an E-ZPass Flex do
not pay a toll
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The first two exits and prices will
show the cost to travel to two
popular destinations from your entry
point
The final exit and price you see will
show the cost to travel to the
furthest point you can go in the
Express Lanes from that entry point
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 HOV-3+ qualifies for toll-free travel
 Carpools and vanpools will need new E-ZPass Flex
 E-ZPass Flex operates as standard E-ZPass on all other toll roads
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