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Misconceptions

FDOT compiled a list of the most frequently found misconceptions and clarifies them as follows:

 
Express Lanes benefit only those who to pay the tolls

 
What is the advantage of express lanes over HOV lanes?

 
Should the express lanes be dedicated bus lanes?

 
Express lanes projects are used to generate revenue

 
Express lanes projects work just like regular toll road

 
All express lanes projects are basically the same

 
The cost of operating and maintaining express lanes is the same as a toll road

 
Higher toll amounts means better service in the express lanes

 
The toll you pay on an express lane guarantee you a minimum speed of 45 M.P.H.

 


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Florida Department of Transportation

Toll Free- 1-866-513-7623

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Marta Rodriguez, Public Information Specialist

Phone: (305) 592-6026|E-mail: Marta.Rodriguez@dot.state.fl.us

Kathy McLendon, Construction Public Information Project Manager

Phone: (305) 640-7437|E-mail: Kathy.McLendon@dot.state.fl.us

Tish Burgher, District Public Information Officer

Phone: (305) 470-5349|E-mail: Tish.Burgher@dot.state.fl.us