FDOT compiled a list of the most frequently found misconceptions and clarifies them as follows:

Express Lanes benefit only those who to pay the tolls

What is the advantage of express lanes over HOV lanes?

Should the express lanes be dedicated bus lanes?

Express lanes projects are used to generate revenue

Express lanes projects work just like regular toll road

All express lanes projects are basically the same

The cost of operating and maintaining express lanes is the same as a toll road

Higher toll amounts means better service in the express lanes

The toll you pay on an express lane guarantee you a minimum speed of 45 M.P.H.



Florida Department of Transportation


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Maria Camacho, Community Outreach Specialist – Construction Project

Phone: (305) 731-7699|E-mail:

Kathy McLendon, Public Information Project Manager

Phone: (305) 640-7437|E-mail:

Enmanuel “Manny” Espinal, M.S.E.M., P.E., Resident Engineer - Special Projects

Phone: (305) 807-2481|E-mail: