Loop 12 TEXpress Lanes

The Loop 12 TEXpress Lanes span 2.5 miles from SH 183 to I-35E in Dallas and feature one TEXpress Lane in each direction.

Until mid-2019, pricing will follow a fixed schedule. After this period, traffic speeds will be maintained through variable pricing, meaning the price fluctuates based on congestion in the lanes.

Carpool and vanpool drivers, as well as motorcyclists, qualify for an HOV discount on the Loop 12 TEXpress Lanes. Pricing signs before each Loop 12 TEXpress Lanes entrance display the toll price for the active HOV period. During non-HOV periods on the Loop 12 TEXpress Lanes, the pricing signs display the full toll price for all vehicles.

HOV discounts for the Loop 12 TEXpress Lanes are:

  • 50% via the Drive On TEXpress mobile app or web app
  • Available Monday through Friday during rush hours:
    • A.M. Period: 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
    • P.M. Period: 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

To qualify for an HOV discount:

  • At least two people, such as a driver and a passenger, must be in the vehicle (except for motorcyclists)
  • Your TollTag, TxTag or EZ TAG must be properly mounted on your windshield (including motorcycles)
  • The HOV discount must be activated or pre-scheduled for the desired HOV period(s) at least 15 minutes prior to entering the Loop 12 TEXpress Lanes

The Loop 12 TEXpress Lanes are operated and managed by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). To learn more about the Loop 12 TEXpress Lanes, including toll rates and entrances and exits, click here.

For questions about the Loop 12 TEXpress Lanes, contact TxDOT at TEXpress@txdot.gov.

Other TxDOT TEXpress Lanes:

  • I-30 TEXpress Lanes
  • I-635 East HOV/Express Lanes 
  • I-35E TEXpress Lanes 
  • SH 114 TEXpress Lanes
  • SH 183 TEXpress Lanes