I-680 Sunol Express Lanes

These lanes are functioning as HOV 2+ carpool lanes only from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. until tolling resumes in 2022. Until then, only valid carpools and eligible clean air vehicles can use the lanes.  See I-680 Sunol Express Lane construction information.

General Info

Hours of operation:

  • MON-FRI, 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Carpool occupancy: 2 or more people


  • FasTrak is not currently required

  • HOV 2+ Only Lanes Until Spring 2022

Tolling will resume southbound (and begin northbound) in spring 2022. At that time, single occupant vehicles can choose to pay tolls to use these lanes. Eligible Clean Air Vehicles can choose to pay half-price tolls to use these lanes. 2+ person carpools will be able to use the lanes toll-free. All types of vehicles will need the proper FasTrak toll tag once tolling begins. See: "Am I Toll-Exempt?"


Press contact: info@AlamedaCTC.org

Lane operator: Alameda County Transportation Commission


FAQ - Carpools and Vanpools on Express Lanes

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