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After four years of barricades, orange cones and blinking lights, the LBJ Express project is now officially open.

The new toll lanes, called TEXpress, are being hailed as the answer to congestion on 635. Traffic-weary drivers certainly hope so.

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A new stretch of TEXpress toll lanes will open Saturday on I-35E. It’s the second segment of so-called managed lanes in the $2.7 billion LBJ Express Project

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Last Saturday, you could start going faster on part of the chronically congested LBJ Freeway in north Dallas. But it’s going to cost you.

The so-called “managed toll lanes” are part of the $2 billion LBJ Express project and promise speeds of at least 50 miles an hour. The first segment of the so-called TEXpress managed toll lanes on LBJ is the 3-mile stretch between Preston Road and Greenville Avenue. 

Here are three things you need to know:

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The new managed toll lanes that are part of highway improvements in North Texas now have a name. Those are the new toll lanes that charge different rates at different times. And existing HOV lanes also have some changes ahead.