How to Use

Please be mindful of the following express lanes guidelines:

  • The express lanes are for long distance trips ONLY

  • Once you enter the express lanes:

    • You cannot exit until the end
    • You cannot cut through the plastic poles to break out of the express lanes

  • If you find yourself in the express lanes unintentionally, remain calm. RIDE THROUGH to the end

  • If you get confused, DO NOT STOP at any time whether in the local traffic lanes or express lanes

  • Weaving in and out of the express lanes is illegal. Drivers who do:

    • Could cause crashes and

    • Will be subject to fines and incur points on their licenses

  • Be alert and pay attention to all advisories, signage, pavement markings and posted speed limits

  • Tolls are collected electronically, so toll-paying drivers need to own and display a SunPass transponder which can be purchased at Publix Supermarket, CVS Pharmacy, Sedanos Supermarket, Navarro Discount Pharmacies, AAA South Offices in Florida, Turnpike service plazas or at SunPass Service Centers.

  • If you unintentionally enter the express lanes and are not a registered SunPass customer, you are still obligated to pay the toll. Toll payment instructions are available in the “Enforcement” section on the FAQ tab on this site.

  • If you are involved in a crash or your vehicle breaks down in the express lanes, pull to the left shoulder if you are able and dial *FHP (*347) on your mobile phone. An operator will assist you and dispatch help. Wait in your vehicle with the doors locked. Do not stand behind your car or next to the lane of moving traffic.


Florida Department of Transportation


Express Lanes / FDOT logo

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: