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This article takes a broad look at California’s history with congestion-lane pricing for highways and how it is becoming a growing trend. This is an attractive feature for highways as in improves congestion and brings in revenue; during the next decade California is expected to generate more than $2 billion in toll revenues. The two newest Express Lane additions are on the I-110 and I-10 highways, bringing the state total to five. This project was one of the first ten pilot Design-Build projects authorized by the state of California. Article provides additional details on how congestion pricing is growing in popularity around the United States as well as California’s specific experience with these lanes, including the 91 Express Lanes in Orange County.