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Important Message

The Thruway's 27 service areas are being redeveloped as part of a $450 million public-private partnership with Empire State Thruway Partners. Currently, nine service areas are closed for redevelopment. Fuel services remain available at all locations during construction.

The new Indian Castle, Chittenango, and Junius Ponds Service Areas are now open. No Thruway toll dollars or state tax dollars are being used. More on the project found at

Cashless Tolling

Cashless tolling is a critical part of modernizing our transportation infrastructure and is in place across the entire 570-mile system.

E-ZPass Information

E-ZPass is the easiest and quickest way to pay tolls on the Thruway. Get E-ZPass, learn more and/or access your account Leaving NYS Thruway Authority's Website .

Commercial Services

Trucks and commercial vehicles use the Thruway to provide goods and services to millions of people every day.