Central 70 Express Lanes

Central 70 Express Lanes

The Central 70 Express Lanes are under construction along 10 miles of I-70, between I-25 and Chambers Road. A portion of the westbound Express Lane opened for testing between I-225 and Colorado Boulevard in early June 2022. The eastbound Central 70 Express Lane will open for testing between Colorado Boulevard and I-225 starting on June 17. Tolls are waived while system components are tested. Motorists are encouraged to use this lane during the testing period.

How to Use Express Lanes

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Vehicles with one to two people pay a toll to use the Express Lanes with an ExpressToll account or through a Licence Plate Toll.

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Vehicles with three or more people must have an ExpressToll account and Switchable HOV transponder to use the lanes for free.


Motorcyclists can use the Express Lanes for free without a pass.


Bus and other transit can travel in the Express Lanes.

Corridor Basics 

  • Lanes will be open 24/7
  • Overhead signs will indicate current toll prices. Tolls will be collected through ExpressToll account or License Plate Toll.
  • Free carpool, free motorcycle, bus and toll options will be available. 

Project Agreement Documents