I-595 Express Lanes

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I-595 Express Lanes east
The I-595 Express Lanes begin with a single lane from Interstate 75 west of the Sawgrass Expressway stack interchange. Photo taken 04/01/14.
A second entry point for the I-595 Express Lanes follows from Interstate 595 east allowing motorists from I-75 north access to the managed lanes. Variable toll rates are displayed on mainline overheads for the Express Lanes. Photo taken 04/01/14.
Drivers taking the Express Lanes benefit with a 70 mile per hour speed limit versus the 65 mile per hour limit on the I-595 general travel lanes. Photo taken 04/01/14.
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The slip ramp from Interstate 595 east onto the Express Lanes ties in ahead of the NW 136th Avenue underpass. Photos taken 04/01/14.
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An electronic toll collection gantry precedes the Flamingo Road underpass. Photos taken 04/01/14.
The I-595 Express Toll lanes opened on March 26, 2014. An initial free trial period allowed motorists to use them for free. Photo taken 04/01/14.
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The managed lanes expand to three between the toll gantry and the Florida's Turnpike interchange. Photos taken 04/01/14.
Flyovers pass over Interstate 595 at SR 817 (University Drive). Photo taken 04/01/14.
Several entry points for official use line the Express Lanes. These are signed with a pair of flashers. Photo taken 04/01/14.
East from SR 817, the I-595 Express Lanes approach Exit 8 for Florida's Turnpike. Since the managed lanes utilize Sunpass electronic tolling, the flyovers to the turnpike are high speed with no additional toll collection. Photo taken 04/01/14.
Beyond Exit 8, the I-595 Express Lanes default onto the Interstate 595 eastbound mainline beyond U.S. 441. Florida's Turnpike parallels I-95 north to West Palm Beach and south to Miami Gardens. Photo taken 04/01/14.
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Exit 8 departs the I-595 Express Lanes with two lanes. Florida's Turnpike travels 266 miles overall from Homestead to Wildwood, directly linking Miami with Orlando. Photos taken 04/01/14.
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A tri-level stack interchange joins the Interstate 595 mainline via a collector distributor roadway system with the Turnpike. Photos taken 04/01/14.
Nearing the end of the I-595 Express Lanes within the interchange complex of Interstate 595 and U.S. 441. Photo taken 04/01/14.
Two lanes rejoin the Interstate 595 mainline ahead of Pond Apple Slough and Interstate 95. The reversible aspect of the managed lanes is evident with the westbound entry ramp here. Photo taken 04/01/14.



Photo Credits:

04/01/14 by AARoads and Carter Buchanan

Connect with:
Interstate 75
Interstate 95

Page Updated 08-28-2014.