Frequently Asked Questions - Understanding the Signs

Yes. All TEXpress Lanes are clearly markedby green 'Express Lanes' banners to avoid confusion ('TEXpress' stands for 'tolled express'). Signs will also provide advance notice of the current pricing prior to the entrance ramps, to give drivers time to make a choice.

Yes. Each TEXpress Lanes highway sign will show the current pricing for a specific segment in advance of the entrance point for that particular segment. You will see separate pricing for:

  • HOV 2+ for registered HOV vehicles that have activated their discounts online  (click here for more information on HOV Discount Qualifications and Activation)
  • Single occupancy vehicles with a TollTag, TxTag or EZ TAG (the price displayed includes the 50 or 90 percent discount, which varies depending on the corridor)
  • Pay By Mail for single occupancy vehicles without a TollTag, TxTag or EZ TAG 
    • Drivers without a TollTag, TxTag or EZ TAG pay approximately 50 percent more than the toll price for single occupancy vehicles on most TEXpress Lanes
    • Non-tag drivers on the DFW Connector TEXpress Lanes pay approximately 90 percent more
    • This rate is not displayed on the LBJ or NTE TEXpress Lanes pricing signs

Pricing for larger vehicles or mutiple axles, such as trucks and buses, are not posted on the signs. Rates are higher for larger vehicles. The applicable surcharges for the LBJ TEXpress Lanes can be found on Visit to view the surcharges for the NTE TEXpress Lanes. Click here to learn more about pricing.

This will happen on TEXpress Lanes, such as those on the I-30 TEXpress Lanes, the I-35E TEXpress Lanes and the LBJ TEXpress Lanes on US 75 / North Central Expressway, where there is a reversible connector. A reversible connector is a traffic lane that is designated for movement one way during part of the day and in the opposite direction during another part of the day.

Signs saying ‘OPEN’ indicate that the TEXpress Lanes are ready for use