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HOV Lanes

HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle) lanes decrease driving times, reduce stress and improve the region's air quality. How? The system is designated for carpools, vanpools, and transit buses — all ways of travel that reduce single-occupant vehicles on our busy roads.

Entrance & Exit Ramps

HOV Locations

Alternative Fuel Vehicle

Alternative Fuel Vehicle

Frequently Asked Questions


HOV Lane Striping

Lane Striping

Usage Requirements

  • Vehicles with two or more occupants
  • Certified Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFV), such as electrically-powered cars and compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles
  • Motorcycles
  • Emergency vehicles
  • Buses


Approximately 90 lane-miles of HOV lanes operate on I-75, I-85 and I-20 24 hours a day, seven days a week in the following areas:

  • I-75 inside I-285 (Cobb, Fulton, and Clayton Counties)
  • I-75/I-85 (Downtown Connector)
  • I-85 between Brookwood Interchange and SR 20 / Buford Dr. (Exit 115) - DeKalb, Gwinnett Counties
  • I-20 east of I-75/I-85 (Downtown Connector) - Fulton, DeKalb Counties