ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Department of Transportation says they expect to open the Interstate 4 express lanes this weekend.
FDOT crews are expected to have all eastbound and westbound lanes of I-4 Express open to traffic as early as 10 a.m. Saturday morning.
They’ll require electronic toll payments, like E-PASS or SunPass.
FDOT says I-4 Express will open with an introductory rate of 50 cents per tolling segment. During the introductory period, traveling the length of I-4 express will cost $3.50 eastbound and $3.00 westbound.
FDOT says the new managed lanes can take on different forms as needed to address congestion along the highway. They include reversible lanes, high-occupancy lanes, and express lanes.
I-4 Express runs from west of Kirkman Road in Orange County to east of State Road 434 in Seminole County.
The express lanes are separated from the rest of traffic by a concrete wall with limited access points.
FDOT is advising drivers who plan to use the express lanes to plan their trip carefully and allow for extra time for congestion.
To access an interactive map of the express lanes, click here.
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