HOV / HOT (Express) Lanes - US 59 North / Eastex Freeway Access Ramps

Highway 59 North Inbound

 

Highway 59 North Outbound

 

Summer Pilot Program

As part of a regional pilot mobility program, the lanes will operate on weekends from Saturday, July 2 through Monday, Sept. 5. Weekend and holiday operations will follow the same schedule, occupancy requirements and tolls as weekdays. To find out how and when you can use the lanes, scroll down to the "HOV / HOT (Express) Lanes Schedules" table.

 

 

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

US 59N HOV / HOT (Express) Lane overall access ramp map

 

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

US 59N HOV / HOT (Express) Lane overall access ramp map

US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 1

1. Access from Chenevert St. North of Ruiz in Downtown.

US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 2

2. Access from Northbound Main lanes North of Quitman via Slip Ramp.


 
US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 3

3. Access from Neches St. South of Kelley St.

US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 4

4. Access from Kelley St., West of Eastex Fwy.


 
US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 5

5. Access available through Tidwell Transit Center from:

  • Southbound Frontage Rd. South of Parker
  • Tidwell Dr. & Edell
  • Jensen Dr. & Skippy Rd.
US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 6

6. Access from both Northbound Frontage Rd. North of Homestead and Old Humble Rd. South of Aldine Bender through Eastex Park & Ride.


 

 
US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 7

7. Access from McKay Dr. North of Will Clayton Parkway.

US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 8

8. Access from Southbound Frontage Rd. South of Hamblen Rd. and Townsen Blvd. overpass at Eastex Freeway through Townsen Park & Ride.


 
US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 9

9. Access from Inbound Frontage Rd. South of Loop 494 via Wishbone Ramp.


 

HOT (Express) Lanes US 59 North / Eastex Freeway

The US 59 North METRO HOT (Express) Lanes operate on a revised HOV Lane schedule to allow vehicles additional time for simplified commutes.

The US 59 North corridor tolls for single-occupant users of METRO HOT (Express) Lanes are:


INBOUND
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
5:00 a.m. $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00
6:00 a.m. $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50
6:30 a.m. HOV 2+
Only
HOV 2+
Only
HOV 2+
Only
HOV 2+
Only
HOV 2+
Only
HOV 2+
Only
HOV 2+
Only
8:00 a.m. $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25
9:00 a.m. $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00
10:00 a.m. $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00
11:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED

 

Overall Map Inbound

US 59 North inbound overview map

 

Segment 1 Map

US 59 North inbound segment 7 map

 

Segment 2 Map

US 59 North inbound segment 7 map

 

Segment 3 Map

US 59 North inbound segment 7 map

 

Segment 4 Map

US 59 North inbound segment 7 map

 

Segment 5 Map

US 59 North inbound segment 7 map

 

Segment 6 Map

US 59 North inbound segment 7 map

 

Segment 7 Map

US 59 North inbound segment 7 map

 

OUTBOUND
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
noon CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
1:00 p.m. $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00
2:00 p.m. $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00
3:00 p.m. $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25
4:00 p.m. $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25
5:00 p.m. $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50
6:00 p.m. $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25
7:00 p.m. $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00
8:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED

 

Overall Map Outbound

US 59 North outbound overview map

 

Segment 1 Map

US 59 North outbound segment 6 map

 

Segment 2 Map

US 59 North outbound segment 6 map

 

Segment 3 Map

US 59 North outbound segment 6 map

 

Segment 4 Map

US 59 North outbound segment 6 map

 

Segment 5 Map

US 59 North outbound segment 6 map

 

Segment 6 Map

US 59 North outbound segment 6 map

 

Segment 7 Map

US 59 North outbound segment 6 map

 

US 59 METRO HOT (Express) Lanes Hours of Operation for Monday-Sunday

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

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