Find schedule information and view a map of the I-5 express lanes.
The I-5 express lanes help traffic flow during busy travel times. These lanes move in the direction that will relieve the most congestion and are on a typical daily schedule that changes on weekends and occasionally for major events.
I-5 express lanes schedule
- Southbound - 5 a.m. to 11 a.m.
- Northbound - 11:15 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- Closed: 11 p.m. - 5 a.m.
Saturday & Sunday
- Southbound - 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- Northbound - 1:45 p.m. to 11 p.m.
- Closed: 11 p.m. - 8 a.m.
Special events schedule
I-5 Express Lanes will remain closed until 4:15 p.m.
On Saturday, May 21, the express lanes will not open in the southbound direction due to maintenance work. They will open for northbound traffic at 4:15 p.m. and resume normal weekend schedule.