Carquinez Bridge

The Carquinez Bridge is actually two bridges on Interstate 80 that cross the Carquinez Strait between Contra Costa and Solano counties near Vallejo. An eastbound bridge that was constructed in 1958, and a westbound suspension bridge built in 2003, which carries vehicular traffic as well as bicycles and pedestrians on a separated pathway.

See more Carquinez Bridge facts on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission website.


The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) collects tolls on the seven state-owned toll bridges in the Bay Area. All seven of the Bay Area’s state owned bridges have permanently transition to all-electronic tollingYou can use either FasTrak to pay your toll, or set up a License Plate Account. Automated, high-speed cameras will capture images of customers’ license plates, and the FasTrak customer service center will process the images and then mail an invoice each month to the address at which the vehicle is registered with the DMV. For more information about FasTrak or setting up a License Plate Account, visit or call 877-BAY-TOLL.

Bridge Toll: Northbound on I-80

Toll Amount

  • FasTrak: $7.00
  • License Plate Account: $7.00
  • One-Time Payment: $7.00
  • Invoice: $7.00
  • When: All Days, All Hours

Carpool Discount Toll*

  • $3.50
  • MON-FRI, 5:00AM - 10:00AM and 3:00PM - 7:00PM

*In order to qualify for the carpool rate, you must meet the carpool occupancy requirements, use designated carpool lanes and pay the toll with FasTrak.

Carpool Discount Requirements

  • FasTrak Required
  • 3+ persons per vehicle
  • 2 persons in 2 seater OK
  • Motorcycles permitted
  • ILEVs permitted

Carpool Discount Toll Passage

Bicycle and Pedestrian Access


  • Pedestrian Accessible
  • Bicycle Accessible


  • SolTrans
  • San Francisco Bay Ferry

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