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

***UPDATE***

To prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), METRO has temporarily closed the HOV / HOT lanes. This closure does not include the I-10 Katy-CBD HOV ramp known as Downtown connector between Studemont and Franklin Street in Downtown.

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Highway 59 North Inbound

 

Highway 59 North Outbound

 

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. CLOSED $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 CLOSED
6:00 a.m. CLOSED $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 CLOSED
6:30 a.m. CLOSED HOV 2+
Only
HOV 2+
Only
HOV 2+
Only
HOV 2+
Only
HOV 2+
Only
CLOSED
8:00 a.m. CLOSED $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 CLOSED
9:00 a.m. CLOSED

$1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 CLOSED

10:00 a.m. CLOSED $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 CLOSED
11:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
noon CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
1:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
2:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
3:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
4:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
5:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
6:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
7:00 p.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
5:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
6:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
7:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
8:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
9:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
10:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
11:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
noon CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
1:00 p.m. CLOSED $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 CLOSED
2:00 p.m. CLOSED $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 CLOSED
3:00 p.m. CLOSED $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 CLOSED
4:00 p.m. CLOSED $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 CLOSED
5:00 p.m. CLOSED $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 CLOSED
6:00 p.m. CLOSED $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 CLOSED
7:00 p.m. CLOSED $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 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 - Friday

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

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