I-4 Express from State Road 434 to Kennedy Boulevard Closing Overnight on July 14

I-4 Express from State Road 434 to Kennedy Boulevard Closing Overnight on July 14

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is temporarily closing eastbound and westbound I-4 Express from east of State Road (S.R.) 434 to west of Kennedy Blvd. overnight from 11 p.m. on July 14 to 5 a.m. on July 15. This closure will include the initial westbound I-4 Express slip ramp entrance at E.E. Williamson Road, the westbound I-4 Express direct connect entrance ramp from Central […]

Do You Know What Vehicles Are Allowed in I-4 Express?

Do You Know What Vehicles Are Allowed in I-4 Express?

Motorists who have driven within I-4 Express or alongside it on the nontolled lanes of Interstate 4 (I-4) likely have wondered what vehicles are permitted to use the new lanes. I-4 Express was designed to offer motorists a transportation option that provides a reliable trip through Orlando. Managed lanes, such as I-4 Express, are highway lanes designed to address congestion. They have been successfully implemented […]

Planning Essential to Knowing I-4 Express Entry and Exit Points

Planning Essential to Knowing I-4 Express Entry and Exit Points

When it opened on February 26, I-4 Express brought the first managed lanes to Central Florida. The 21 miles of I-4 Express extend from just west of Kirkman Road (State Road 435) in Orange County to just east of S.R. 434 in Seminole County. The managed lanes, two in each direction, are separated from the rest of the traffic on Interstate 4 (I-4) by a concrete barrier […]

I-4 Express Opening February 26

I-4 Express Opening February 26

Central Florida motorists will soon have a new transportation option. With infrastructure construction of the I-4 Ultimate project complete, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) anticipates opening the managed lanes, known locally as I-4 Express, to motorists on Saturday, February 26. Crews will begin opening access points of I-4 Express early Saturday morning. All eastbound and westbound lanes of I-4 Express are anticipated to be […]

Plan Your Trip on I-4 Express

Plan Your Trip on I-4 Express

There when you need it, I-4 Express is two dedicated, tolled lanes in each direction of Interstate 4 (I-4) that give motorists options when it comes to traveling around Central Florida. Though I-4 Express spans 21 miles, it has limited access points, so planning before you leave for your destination will help you understand your options and maximize the benefits of the new lanes. The […]

Kirkman Road Interchange Construction Complete, I-4 Express Opening Soon

Kirkman Road Interchange Construction Complete, I-4 Express Opening Soon

The I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project has reconfigured the Kirkman Road interchange, making it safer and easier to access nearby theme parks, restaurants, shopping, and hotels from Interstate 4 (I-4). Two former left-hand exits have been reconstructed as right-hand exits, eliminating the need for drivers to weave between lanes. Entrance and exit ramps have been lengthened and realigned, and a new overpass at Grand National Drive […]

I-4 Express How-to Videos Available

I-4 Express How-to Videos Available

I-4 Express provides motorists more options when it comes to their drive through Central Florida. Our how-to videos tell you everything you need to know to make the best use of those options. When traveling in the general use lanes motorists will see signs for I-4 Express lanes on the left. Drivers will need to be in the left lane to enter I-4 Express from […]

How to Enter and Exit I-4 Express

How to Enter and Exit I-4 Express

Entering the I-4 Express lanes is fast and easy. If you are driving with an approved toll transponder, look for the large sign showing the entry point. Once you pass the electronic sign, move to the left lane and look for the break in the barrier wall that separates the general use lanes from the I-4 Express lanes. Then simply merge onto I-4 Express and […]

Electronic Toll Collection Offers Convenience

Electronic Toll Collection Offers Convenience

I-4 Express relies on cameras and sensors to collect tolls electronically from prepaid accounts that are associated with accepted transponders. Drivers do not need to slow down as they pass through toll gantries on I-4 Express. The accepted transponders on the I-4 Express lanes are SunPass, E-ZPass, E-PASS, Peach Pass, LeeWay, and NC Quick Pass. There is no toll-by-plate option on I-4 Express, and motorists […]

I-4 Express Brochure Available

I-4 Express Brochure Available

The I-4 Express brochure provides motorists with a quick and easy-to-read guide to I-4 Express. The brochure provides drivers with information about entry and exit points, benefits of I-4 Express, vehicles permitted in the I-4 Express lanes, and the interoperable toll transponders that are accepted. A downloadable version of the brochure is available here.