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Sign Up For The Discount Program
Even if you travel on the Chesapeake Expressway only once a week, the Discount Program offers great savings. With a membership fee starting at $20 for the first 6 months and $3.33 per month thereafter, you'll see the savings really add up. The more you use the Chesapeake Expressway Discount Program, the more you'll save.
You must have a Virginia E-ZPass to enroll in the Chesapeake Expressway Discount Program for a discounted toll rate.
Please call the Chesapeake Expressway 757-204-0010 or visit the Chesapeake Expressway Administrative Office at 168 Toll Plaza Road in Chesapeake to enroll in the Chesapeake Expressway Discount Program. Membership fees are required.
Note: You must Open a Virginia E-ZPass account before enrolling in the Discount Program. You can get your E-ZPass online, via mail/fax/phone, at the Greenbrier DMV office or through the E-ZPass On-The-Go program at the Chesapeake Treasurer's offices at City Hall, Western Branch, Deep Creek and South Norfolk. You must contact the Chesapeake Expressway directly at 757-204-0010 to enroll in the Discount Program.
How much are the tolls?
|Chesapeake Expressway Toll Structure|
|Effective as of May 1, 2011|
|Regular Tolls||Peak Weekends
(Sat & Sun)
|Axles||Cash Rate||E-ZPass Rate||Discount Rate||Cash Rate||E-ZPass Rate||Discount Rate|
|3 or More||$4.00||$4.00||$2.00||$7.00||$7.00||$2.00|
- "Peak Weekend" is defined as the period beginning 12:01 a.m. on the Saturday before Memorial Day Weekend through 12:00 midnight the Sunday after Labor Day weekend. Corresponding dates for 2015 are May 16 to September 13.
- The membership fees for the Chesapeake Expressway Discount Program shall remain the same. All members will be notified of the change in toll fares and resulting discount.
- The Chesapeake Expressway Discount Program handout is a great reference for this information.
- The Chesapeake Expressway Discount Program Member Agreement is also a great reference for existing members.
If you use the Chesapeake Expressway frequently, you save money by joining the Chesapeake Expressway Discount Program. Discount program members pay just .75 cents for a 2 axle vehicle - a real savings over the regular toll of $3.00 or the peak weekend toll of $6.00.
If you commute Monday through Friday, look at the savings!
Save each day: $4.50
Save each week: $22.50
Save each month: $90.00
Save each year: $1,080.00
Please note: E-ZPass is not guaranteed to work on motorcycles. If you ride a motorcycle on the Chesapeake Expressway, CASH tolls are $1.00. The Electronic Toll Collection System does not differentiate between motorcycles and cars. Therefore, if you have an E-ZPass registered to a motorcycle you will be charged the $3.00 Regular Toll and $6.00 for the Peak Weekends.
How do I maintain my Discount Program membership?
It's easy! After the initial 6-month membership period, monthly fees will be automatically deducted from your prepaid Virginia E-ZPass account. If for any reason a Member's E-ZPass account balance is insufficient to pay Discount Program fees, the Member will be removed from the Discount Program and re-enrollment in the program by the Member will require pre-payment of the six-month fee.
Can I have more than one E-ZPass in my Discount Program account?
Yes, membership fees are charged per Virginia E-ZPass enrolled in the Discount Program.
What if I move or get a new car?
Please notify both the E-ZPass Customer Service Center and the Chesapeake Expressway. Both your E-ZPass Account and Chesapeake Expressway Discount Program will need to be updated.
*Note: Member agrees to use the E-ZPass transponder only on a vehicle with the number of axles identified on the application form. If the transponder is used on a vehicle with a higher number of axles than listed on the application, the Member will be charged the full non-discounted toll for the axle count recorded.
As a Discount Program member, what if my E-ZPass is replaced or I wish to add another E-ZPass?
You must enroll the new Virginia E-ZPass in the Chesapeake Expressway Discount Program.