HOV / HOT (Express) Lanes - US 290 / Northwest Freeway Access Ramps

 

For real-time traffic reports, please visit the Houston TranStar website.

US 290 HOV / HOT lane overall access ramp map

 

NEW HOV Lanes

Between W 34th St., west of Loop 610 and Barker Cypress Road

The left freeway lane will operate as an HOV Lane for buses and carpools on weekdays during the following times:

6-9 a.m. westbound
3:30-7 p.m. eastbound

 

US 290 HOV lane access ramp 1 map

1. Access is available from I-10 Westbound, left exit, east of 610 p.m. only.
View Google map, HOV entrance ramp from I-10 p.m. only >>
View Google map, HOV exit ramp to I-10 a.m. only >>

US 290 HOV lane access ramp 3 map

3. Access available both from US 290 inbound frontage road east of Beltway 8 and through Hempstead Hwy. through W. Little York Park & Ride a.m. and p.m. entrance and exit.
View Google map, HOV entrance and exit >>

3A. View Google map, Hempstead HOV exit ramp a.m. only >>

 

US 290 HOV lane access ramp map 4

4. Access available from 5 - 11 a.m. both from Castlebridge Dr. east of West Road and US 290 outbound frontage road, west of Jones Road through Northwest Station Park & Ride a.m. entrance and p.m. exit.
View Google map, HOV entrance and exit >>

US 290 HOV lane access ramp map 5

5. Access from US 290 inbound main lanes west of Huffmeister via slip ramp. Huffmeister slip ramp a.m. entrance and p.m. exit.
View Google map, HOV entrance and exit >>

US 290 HOV lane access ramp map 6

6. Access from US 290 inbound main lanes east of Mason Road via slip ramp. Mason Road slip ramp a.m. entrance / p.m. exit.
View Google map, HOV entrance and exit >>

HOT (Express) Lanes US 290

METRO HOT (Express) Lanes operate on a revised HOV Lane schedule to allow vehicles additional time for simplified commutes.

The US 290 corridor tolls for single-occupant users of METRO HOT (Express) Lanes are:

INBOUND
Time Monday - Friday Saturday & Sunday
5:00 a.m. $2.50 CLOSED
6:00 a.m. $7.00 CLOSED
6:30 a.m. HOV 3+
Only
CLOSED
8:00 a.m. $5.00 CLOSED
9:00 a.m. $2.50 CLOSED
10:00 a.m. $1.00 CLOSED
11:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED

OUTBOUND
Time Monday - Friday Saturday & Sunday
noon CLOSED CLOSED
1-2 p.m. $1.00 CLOSED
3:00 p.m. $2.50 CLOSED
4:00 p.m. $5.00 CLOSED
4:30-5 p.m. HOV 2+
Only
CLOSED
6:00 p.m. $5.00 CLOSED
7:00 p.m. $2.50 CLOSED
8:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED

 


US 290 METRO HOT (Express) Lanes Hours of Operation for Monday - Friday

Inbound Direction: 5-6:30 a.m., 8-11 a.m.

Outbound Direction: 1-4:30 p.m., 6-8 p.m.