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The Route 168 Chesapeake Expressway is a fast and convenient 16 mile long, four-lane divided highway linking Interstate 64 in Chesapeake to North Carolina and the Outer Banks.
For your convenience, the toll for the Chesapeake Expressway may be paid using cash or an E-ZPass transponder. Only vehicles with an E-ZPass transponder are authorized to use the Express Lane which is the far left lane and does not require stopping. The Chesapeake Expressway does not bill by plate.
New Toll Rate
A new toll rate for Peak Weekend rates only went into effect on May 21, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Peak Weekend toll rates increased by $2 (new toll rates are shown below). Motorcycle rates are 1/3 of the 2 axle vehicle rate which will come to $2.67* when the new toll rates go into effect May 21. Regular tolls and Chesapeake Expressway Discount Member tolls will not change at this time.
*A public hearing is scheduled for June 30, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in City Council Chamber, City Hall to propose reducing Chesapeake Expressway Peak Weekend motorcycle toll rates from $2.67 to $2. More information on the public hearing is available here.
|Chesapeake Expressway Toll Structure|
|Effective as of May 21, 2016|
|Regular Tolls||Peak Weekends*
(Sat & Sun)
|Axles||Cash Rate||E-ZPass Rate||Chesapeake Expressway Discount Member Rate||Cash Rate||E-ZPass Rate||Chesapeake Expressway Discount Member Rate|
|3 or More||$4.00||$4.00||$2.00||$9.00||$9.00||$2.00|
E-ZPass transponders provide convenience and savings while traveling. Transponders are available at the Chesapeake Expressway administrative offices, Chesapeake City Treasurer's offices, DMV locations, select retailers and online at www.EZPassVA.com. Two new full service E-ZPass locations are now operating in Norfolk and Portsmouth. View a complete list of locations and more E-ZPass information here.
Chesapeake Expressway Discount Program
Frequent Chesapeake Expressway travelers can save money on tolls by signing up for the Chesapeake Expressway Discount Program. You must have a Virginia E-ZPass transponder and you must enroll separately in the Discount Program. E-ZPass and the Chesapeake Expressway Discount Program are two different programs that require separate enrollments. To enroll in the Chesapeake Expressway Discount Program with your Virginia E-ZPass call 757-204-0010. Learn more and join today!