Once upon a time, a few driven people got together to talk amongst themselves about how a stretch of Colorado asphalt could be re-envisioned to enhance the connection between two
US 36 Express Lanes
Increasing Efficiency of All Lanes
Cruise past traffic in the US 36 Express Lanes for free! By traveling with three or more people in a single vehicle you are eligible to drive in the Express Lanes for free with the Switchable HOV Pass.
Switchable HOV Pass
Start traveling in the US 36 Express Lanes for free by visiting Expresstoll.com to create your ExpressToll account. Once your account is set-up, the Switchable HOV Pass will be mailed to you in 3-5 business days.
The Switchable HOV Pass allows vehicles with three or more passengers to travel on the US 36 and I-25 Express Lanes for free. When using the HOV Pass as a carpooler, make sure to slide the switch the red ‘HOV’ position so you are not charged a toll.
ExpressToll Service Center
22470 E. 6th Parkway, Suite 110, Aurora, CO 80018
Phone: 303-537-3470 or 888-946-3470
Hours of Operation
Walk-up: Closed till further notice due to COVID-19
Call Center: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Express Lanes Safety Tips
- Speed limits apply to the Express Lanes as well as the general purpose lanes. Motorists should not exceed the posted speed limits when using the Express Lanes.
- Express Lanes should be entered and exited through the dashed line only. Weaving in and out of the Express Lanes and crossing the double white line could result in a violation and up to $1,000 fine.
- Express Lanes should NEVER be used as a passing lane. Express Lanes are offered next to the free general purpose lanes to provide drivers with a choice and an option of reliable travel time, but it’s not safe to use Express Lanes as a passing lane.
- While it might be tempting to use the Switchable HOV Transponder to avoid paying tolls, it is important to remember there is enforcement on the roadway. Our local law enforcement officers are out on the corridors; violations could cost up to $250.
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