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E-ZPass IS HERE!

Effective January 1, 2014, all Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel toll discounts will be available for E-ZPass customers only! (To view the new toll rate schedule, click here.)

For more information on the new 30/30 Discount Toll Class, click here.


E-ZPass On-the-Go transponders are now available for purchase at the following locations:
 
  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Administration Building

32386 Lankford Highway, Cape Charles, VA
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday
757.331.2960

  • Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce (Satellite Office)

19056 Parkway Road, Melfa, VA
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday

 

CBBT Personnel are on site at the above locations to answer your questions about EZPass as well as to assist with the purchase and full activation of personal EZPass accounts.

 
Retail On-The-Go Transponders are available for purchase at the following locations:
 
  • Rayfield's Pharmacy

2 Fig Street Cape Charles, VA

  • Rayfield's Pharmacy

9502 Hospital Avenue Nassawadox, VA

  • H & H Pharmacy

7001 Lankford Highway, Oak Hall, VA

  • H & H Pharmacy

6300 Maddox Boulevard, Chincoteague, VA

  • H. W. Drummond

15383 Merry Cat Lane, Belle Haven, VA

  • H. W. Drummond

22012 Greenbush Road, Greenbush, VA

  • H. W. Drummond

8152 Lankford Highway, Oak Hall, VA

  • Onancock DMV Office

20 North Street, Onancock, VA

  • Chesapeake DMV Office

813 Greenbrier Parkway, Chesapeake, VA

  • EZPass/Elizabeth River Tunnels

700 Port Center Parkway, Portsmouth, VA

 
 

E-ZPass On-the-Go retails for $35 and your transponder is usable right away with $15 of toll credit. You must register your transponder before or after your first use by going online at www.ezpassva.com or calling 1.877.762.7824. Once registered, your additional $20 will be available as E-ZPass toll credit. (If you have a few extra minutes, we will help you register on the spot!)

For more information about E-ZPass or On-the-Go transponders, call the CBBT at 757.331.2960 or visit www.EZPassVA.com.



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The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel began accepting E-ZPass on November 1, 2007. 

While all lanes are equipped to accept E-ZPass, the far left lanes, both northbound and southbound, are dedicated as E-ZPass lanes only for cars and pickup trucks.  ALL LANES ARE GATED AND CUSTOMERS MUST SLOW DOWN TO A MINIMAL SPEED BEFORE PASSING THROUGH THE TOLL LANES.  For more information on the importance of these gated lanes at the CBBT, please click here

WHAT IS E-ZPASS?
E-ZPass is an electronic toll collection system that automatically deducts tolls from your prepaid account. It's the easiest way to use toll roads in Virginia and 14 other states.
 
HOW DOES E-ZPASS WORK?

Customers may open a prepaid account using electronic debit of their checking account or credit card.  A small electronic transponder is then attached to the inside windshield of the vehicle or to the license plate.  Tolls are automatically deducted from the prepaid account when the customer passes through a toll facility that accepts
E-ZPass.

For more information on E-ZPass usage on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, please click here.

 

HOW DOES THE NEW CBBT 30/30 DISCOUNT TOLL RATE WORK?

 
On January 1, 2014, the CBBT implemented a new toll schedule which included discount opportunities for various users. The new $5 one-way toll rate is available to users that make 30 (or more) one-way trips across the CBBT within a 30-day period and utilize the same E-ZPass transponder to pay the toll for all 30 or more trips. For more information on how this works, click here.
 
HOW CAN I OPEN AN E-ZPASS ACCOUNT?
 

If you are a Virginia resident, you can open a personal or commercial E-ZPass account in one of several ways:

  • Apply on-line at www.ezpassva.com.
  • Call the E-ZPass Customer Service Center at 1-877-762-7824.
  • Visit an E-ZPass Service Center or DMV Partner location (visit www.ezpassva.com for locations near you)
  • Pick up a transponder at an E-ZPass On-The-Go retailer and register on-line or by phone. For retail locations throughout Virginia, including the Eastern Shore, click here.
  • Visit the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel's Administration Building (32386 Lankford Highway, Cape Charles, VA) where CBBT personnel are available to sell you an E-ZPass On-the-Go transponder as well as assist you in fully registering this transponder.  CBBT Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
  • Visit the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce (19056 Parkway Road, Melfa, VA). Office hours are Monday thru Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

If you are an out-of-state resident, click here for E-ZPass contact information in your state.

 

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST TO OPEN AN E-ZPASS ACCOUNT?
 

In Virginia, a minimum pre-payment of $35 in tolls is required. A customer service representative will assist you in creating an account that will work for you based on your average monthly usage of tolls.

As of July 1, 2014, Virginia's E-ZPass program will no longer charge a monthly maintenance fee on transponders.

 
WHERE IS E-ZPASS ACCEPTED?
 
You can use E-ZPass on all toll roads with specially marked "E-ZPass" lanes.  This currently includes roadways in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Ohio, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Indiana, Illinois and North Carolina.
 
For additional information regarding E-ZPass in Virginia, please visit the main website at www.ezpassva.com or call 1-877-762-7824.


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