Tolls suspended as evacuations continue ahead of Idalia

Florida's governor has suspended tolls along the states west coast as mandatory and voluntary evacuations continue and residents brace for Idalia. 

All tolls throughout Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lake, Pasco, Pinellas, Sumter and portions of Orange County will be waived starting at 4 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 29. 


The Florida Department of Transportation and Florida's Turnpike Enterprise will suspend toll collections for a seven-day period with them being reinstated on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at noon. 

Toll roads and highways included in the suspension are: 

  • I-4 Connector 
  • Selmon Expressway (S.R. 618)
  • Veterans Expressway (S.R. 589)
  • Suncoast Parkway (S.R. 589) – Citrus, Hernando and Pasco counties 
  • Suncoast Parkway (S.R. 589) – Lake and Sumter counties and portions of Orange County
  • Turnpike Mainline (I-75 to I-4) – Pinellas County
  • Pinellas Bayway (S.R. 679)
  • Sunshine Skyway Bridge (U.S. 19)