Traffic Advisory: Express Lanes Open to All During COVID-19 Pandemic

At 5 a.m. on Friday, March 20, 2020, Bay Area Express Lane operators, including Alameda CTC, jointly ceased all express lane tolling through at least April 7 unless congestion along the Express Lane corridors warrants a return to tolling. In Alameda County, tolling is suspended on both Interstate 580 and southbound on Interstate 680 over the Sunol Grade.

For detailed information on tolling suspension during the current public health emergency, view the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s press release or go to


580 HOV Toll Sign