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Toll Schedule/E-Zpass Info

Buy One Here
E-ZPass tags are now sold in cash lanes at the all of our crossings..
 $25 cash only + today’s toll.

What is it?
A $25 pre-paid E-ZPass. Use it on your next trip in an E-ZPass lane. You’ll save $0.25 on the toll – that’s nearly $65 a year off the cost of a daily commute.  Additional discounts are available depending on frequency of usage. And since you won’t have to stop to pay cash, you’ll save time too.

How does it work?
The $25 price gives you a $15 toll balance and $10 goes for the tag deposit. You need to register the tag after its first use. If you register with a credit card there is no deposit for the tag.

Current Toll Schedule
Toll rates apply to all five bridges operated by the New York State Bridge Authority.

Vehicle Description


Class 1  (Cars, Pick-ups & Motorcycles)
2 axles, up to 4 tires



Commuter Plan
(Passenger vehicles only, minimum of 17 trips each month)



Class 2
2 axles, more than 4 tires



Commercial Vehicles



3 axles



4 axles



5 axles



6 axles






Extra axle (w/class 1)



Extra axle (w/classes 2-6)




Personal Vehicle Information

NYSBA Commuter Discount Plan: Customer must be an E-ZPass account holder in good standing and be enrolled in the NYS Bridge Authority Discount Plan to receive discounts.  A minimum of $17.00 (17 trips) will be charged each month at $1.00 for each Class 1 tag assigned the NYSBA Discount Plan.  Each additional trip will be charged at the $1.00 discount rate.  You may suspend the Discount Plan up to four times a year for periods of one week or longer by contacting the E-ZPass Service Center.  For more information about E-ZPass, call toll-free 1-800-333-TOLL (8655).

Commercial Vehicle Information

Axle & Wheel Weight Limits

Vehicles exceeding the following limits must receive a NYS Bridge Authority Permit in order to cross:

Single Wheel                                                11,200 lbs.
Single Axle                                                    25,000 lbs.
Tandem Axles (less than 8' apart)               36,000 lbs.
Tandem Axles (8' - 10' apart)                       40,000 lbs.

Gross Limits by Bridge:
Max Weight:
Max Height:
Rip Van Winkle Bridge
126,000 lbs.
Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge
108,000 lbs.
Mid-Hudson Bridge
110,000 lbs.
13’ - 6”
12’ - 6”
Newburgh-Beacon Bridge
106,000 lbs.
Bear Mountain Bridge
112,000 lbs.

Oversize Vehicle Time Restrictions

Unusually wide or long vehicles are prohibited from crossing Bridge Authority facilities during the following periods:

All vehicles in excess of 8 1/2 feet (102 inches) wide, exclusive of safety devices such as lights or mirrors, or 75 feet long, except legal tandem trailers, shall be deemed “unusual” for the purpose of this regulation.

At the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge and Rip Van Winkle Bridge, such vehicles shall be prohibited between the hours of 6:30 A.M. and 8:30 A.M., and between the hours of 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M.

At the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge, such vehicles shall be prohibited between the hours of 6:30 A.M. and 10:00 A.M., 10:30 A.M and 2:00 P.M. and between the hours of 2:30 P.M. and 6:00 P.M.

At the Bear Mountain Bridge, such vehicles shall be prohibited between the hours of 6:30 A.M. and 8:30 A.M., and between the hours of 3:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M.

At the Mid-Hudson Bridge, such vehicles shall be prohibited at all times when the bridge is being operated in a three-lane configuration, currently between the hours of 6:00 A.M. and 9:30 A.M. and between the hours of 2:00 P.M. and 6:30 P.M.

Additional prohibitions may be posted from time to time during construction periods or weather related situations.

Operators should contact the facility to be used well in advance to assure that the desired crossing will be permitted.

Oversize vehicles must call the individual Bridge Office
to ascertain any additional lane closure or traffic restrictions.