aerialDoes the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel utilize any form of electronic toll collection, such as E-ZPass?
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel began accepting E-ZPass on November 1, 2007. All toll lanes are equipped to accept E-ZPass; however, the two far left lanes are E-ZPass only for cars and pick-up trucks. For more information, please click here.
All toll discounts available on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel require the use of E-ZPass (in effect since January 1, 2014).

What other forms of payment are accepted by the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel?

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel accepts cash, credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express), Google Pay, Apple Pay, and scrip, in addition to E-ZPass.  But remember, all discounts require the use of E-ZPass!

Why are all toll lanes at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel gated?
Certain situations that are unique to the CBBT have required the installation of a gated system so that vehicles can be stopped if necessary. For complete details, please click here.

During inclement weather conditions, how can I find out if the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel is closed or restricting traffic?
Any questions regarding weather or traffic conditions on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel can be answered by calling 757.331.2960 at any time, year round.
For up-to-date traffic and weather conditions on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, follow us on Twitter @FollowTheGulls. For more information, please click here.
To meet the growing trend of information on mobile devices, VDOT has also introduced a 511 smartphone application. To obtain information pertaining to surrounding road conditions and traffic problems throughout Virginia as well as to download the app, visit and enroll for email or mobile alerts.
For more information regarding wind restrictions on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, click here.

Does the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel offer discounts to frequent travelers?
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel offers a 24-hour roundtrip toll reduction for passenger vehicles using E-ZPass (see toll schedule).

In January 2014, a commuter toll rate was implemented for all CBBT travelers who make 30 or more one-way trips in a 30-day period. The use of E-ZPass is required. For more information on this 30/30 Discount Class, please click here.

Additional toll discounts were introduced in January 2014 that affect passenger vehicles towing one, two or three-axle trailers as well as two-axle, six-tire vehicles that are less than 8′ in height (using E-ZPass). (see toll schedule)

How do I get to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel?
For driving directions, please click here.

Does the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel offer assistance to customers who have a phobia of driving across the facility?

In an effort to reduce the opportunities for contamination and decrease the chances of exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), per the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the CBBT has discontinued its Driver Assistance Program until further notice.