HOV / HOT Lanes - US 59 North / Eastex Freeway Access Ramps

 

HOV Ramps Closure South of Kingwood Drive

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will close the HOV entrance and exit ramps south of Kingwood Dr. along the I-69 North HOV Lane to perform repairs to the southbound freeway bridge over San Jacinto River. HOV detour is shown on map below. The HOV entrance and exit to Kingwood Dr. will be rerouted to the Townsen Park & Ride entrance and exit during this time.

Effective: 9 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018 for an estimated six month time period.

The following routes will be affected:
255 Kingwood Park & Ride
255 peak-direction buses will use the service roads between Kingwood Dr. and Townsen Park & Ride lot. As a result, trip times will increase by 5-10 minutes.

US 59N HOV / HOT lane overall access ramp map

US 59N HOV / HOT lane overall access ramp map

 

For real-time traffic reports, please visit the Houston TranStar website.

US 59N HOV / HOT lane overall access ramp map

US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 1

1. Access from Chenevert St. North of Ruiz in Downtown.

US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 2

2. Access from Northbound Main lanes North of Quitman via Slip Ramp.


 
US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 3

3. Access from Neches St. South of Kelley St.

US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 4

4. Access from Kelley St., West of Eastex Fwy.


 
US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 5

5. Access available through Tidwell Transit Center from:

  • Southbound Frontage Rd. South of Parker
  • Tidwell Dr. & Edell
  • Jensen Dr. & Skippy Rd.
US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 6

6. Access from both Northbound Frontage Rd. North of Homestead and Old Humble Rd. South of Aldine Bender through Eastex Park & Ride.


 

 
US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 7

7. Access from McKay Dr. North of Will Clayton Parkway.

US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 8

8. Access from Southbound Frontage Rd. South of Hamblen Rd. and Townsen Blvd. overpass at Eastex Freeway through Townsen Park & Ride.


 
US 59N HOV lane access ramp map 9

9. Access from Inbound Frontage Rd. South of Loop 494 via Wishbone Ramp.


 

HOT Lanes US 59 North / Eastex Freeway

The US 59 North METRO HOT Lanes operate on a revised HOV Lane schedule to allow vehicles additional time for simplified commutes.

The US 59 North corridor tolls for single-occupant users of METRO HOT Lanes are:


INBOUND
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
5:00 a.m. CLOSED $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 CLOSED
6:00 a.m. CLOSED $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 CLOSED
6:30 a.m. CLOSED HOV 2+
Only
HOV 2+
Only
HOV 2+
Only
HOV 2+
Only
HOV 2+
Only
CLOSED
8:00 a.m. CLOSED $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 CLOSED
9:00 a.m. CLOSED

$1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 CLOSED

10:00 a.m. CLOSED $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 CLOSED
11:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
noon CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
1:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
2:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
3:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
4:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
5:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
6:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
7:00 p.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED

 

Overall Map Inbound

US 59 North inbound overview map

 

Segment 1 Map

US 59 North inbound segment 7 map

 

Segment 2 Map

US 59 North inbound segment 7 map

 

Segment 3 Map

US 59 North inbound segment 7 map

 

Segment 4 Map

US 59 North inbound segment 7 map

 

Segment 5 Map

US 59 North inbound segment 7 map

 

Segment 6 Map

US 59 North inbound segment 7 map

 

Segment 7 Map

US 59 North inbound segment 7 map

 

OUTBOUND
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
5:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
6:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
7:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
8:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
9:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
10:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
11:00 a.m. CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
noon CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
1:00 p.m. CLOSED $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 CLOSED
2:00 p.m. CLOSED $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 CLOSED
3:00 p.m. CLOSED $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 CLOSED
4:00 p.m. CLOSED $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 CLOSED
5:00 p.m. CLOSED $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 CLOSED
6:00 p.m. CLOSED $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 CLOSED
7:00 p.m. CLOSED $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 $1.00 CLOSED

 

Overall Map Outbound

US 59 North outbound overview map

 

Segment 1 Map

US 59 North outbound segment 6 map

 

Segment 2 Map

US 59 North outbound segment 6 map

 

Segment 3 Map

US 59 North outbound segment 6 map

 

Segment 4 Map

US 59 North outbound segment 6 map

 

Segment 5 Map

US 59 North outbound segment 6 map

 

Segment 6 Map

US 59 North outbound segment 6 map

 

Segment 7 Map

US 59 North outbound segment 6 map

 

US 59 METRO HOT Lanes Hours of Operation for Monday - Friday

Inbound Direction: 5 - 6:30 a.m., 8 - 11 a.m.

Outbound Direction: 1 - 4:30 p.m., 6 - 8 p.m.