Port Everglades Tollway

Also known as: I-595 Express Toll
Tollway within a freeway in Fort Lauderdale, Florida


Port Everglades Tollway

Adjustable sign at the eastern end of the tollway showing the current toll rates

Photo taken by Brianna Tarness



Street View 


The Port Everglades Tollway, sometimes referred to as the Interstate 595 Expressway or the I-595 Express Lanes is a pair of Express Toll Lanes (ETL) located within the median of Interstate 595 in Fort Lauderdale.

The ETL opened in 2014 to relieve traffic on the frequently congested I-595, as the highway is the only direct route between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, and points west along Alligator Alley and the Everglades.

Like the ETL on I-95 in Miami, the Port Everglades Tollway charges an all-electronic toll with variable rates depending on traffic conditions on I-595 and on the tollway. However, unlike the I-95 ETL, high-occupancy vehicles and other exemptions are not exempt - only public transit and emergency vehicles may use the lanes free of charge.

Like the I-95 ETL, the Port Everglades Tollway is restricted to users with SunPass or a compatible equivalent, although making the electronic toll gantries compatible with “Pay-by-Plate” tolling is an active work in progress.

Update Log 

  • June 13, 2018: Added by Brianna Tarness


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