Ordering And Using Kentucky RiverLink

RiverLink Orders, Accounts, Compatible Roads and Networks

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Ordering And Using The Kentucky RiverLink

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How Do I Get The RiverLink For Kentucky?

If you want to order a Kentucky RiverLink, the options below will guide you to the proper agencies in Kentucky.

Order A New Kentucky RiverLink

Available Passes In Kentucky By Agency

Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project
RiverLink  — New Account / Buy RiverLink ▷

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Manage An Existing Account

Available Accounts By Agency

Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project
RiverLink  — Account Login ▷

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Kentucky RiverLink

When you order a pass, you will be required to set up a toll pass account with the state or regional agency that issues the transponder or sticker.

After you get your pass, you will need to associate the transponder number with the vehicle you are using.

Often, families will have more than one vehicle and, consequently, more than one pass on their account. Most agencies permit more than one transponder to be assigned to an account, but only one vehicle may be assigned to a transponder ID at any given time.

Account Information For The Kentucky RiverLink

If you wish to order the RiverLink issued by Kentucky, the commonwealth offers the following types of accounts:

RiverLink Personal Account

Kentucky offers drivers personal accounts for individuals and families. You may have as many as four RiverLink stickers or RiverLink transponders, or any combination up to four units, on a single account.

  • Up to four stickers or transponders per account
  • Must fund account with $20 minimum in prepaid tolls
  • May be funded with credit card or bank account

 GET MY RIVERLINK ▶ 

RiverLink Commercial Account

Kentucky offers business owners and truckers a commercial RiverLink account option. This is particularly useful for fleets.

  • For commercial business or accounts with more than four transponders
  • No limit on number of vehicles on account
  • Must fund each transponder/vehicle with a minimum $20 prepaid tolls
  • May be funded with credit card or bank account

 SET UP RIVERLINK ACCOUNT ▶ 

AVAILABLE TRANSPONDER TYPES

RiverLink Sticker, For Local Use Only

Kentucky offers drivers the option of getting a free RiverLink transponder for use on the local toll bridges connecting Louiville and the Southern Indiana metro area. While the toll pass transponder is free, you must still set up an account and fund toll charges to pay the costs of using the Ohio River Bridges.

It is important to note, the RiverLink sticker can not be moved from car to car. Once affixed to the windshield, it can not be removed without being destroyed.

  • Free transponder stickers
  • May be used on the Louisville toll bridges
  • Can NOT be used on toll roads outside the Louisville/Southern Indiana Metro

 GET MY RIVERLINK ▶ 

RiverLink Transponder, With E-ZPass Compatibility

Kentucky offers travelers a RiverLink transponder that is compatibile across the E-ZPass system. The E-ZPass-compatible RiverLink transponder unit costs $15 each, and you must still fund your account with pre-paid tolls before you can use your new RiverLink.

The RiverLink transponder, unlike the local-use sticker, can be moved from vehicle to vehicle, as you desire, as long as each vehicle is registered with RiverLink, so that the transponder and your license plate will be matched properly.

  • $15 each unit
  • May be used on the Louisville toll bridges
  • Fully compatible with E-ZPass across multiple states, including Indiana, Ohio, Illinois and more.

 GET MY RIVERLINK E-ZPASS ▶ 

NOTICE! These are links to the official toll agencies representing or issuing the passes listed. TurnpikeInfo.com is not affliated with any government agency.

See our Install Toll Pass section for complete mounting instructions for your toll pass.

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Kentucky And RiverLink In Brief

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RiverLinkThe toll pass issued by the commonwealth of Kentucky is RiverLink. Drivers using the RiverLink can drive in RiverLink toll lanes and use all-electronic toll roads. Additionally, drivers with a toll pass compatible with the RiverLink can use their pass on toll roads in the commonwealth of Kentucky.

For help installing a toll pass, see our Install Toll Pass section for complete mounting instructions.

To calculate a toll for a road or a trip, see our toll calculator page.

What Roads In Kentucky Take RiverLink?

The RiverLink and compatible passes can be used on the following roads in the commonwealth of Kentucky:

Abraham Lincoln Bridge

Agency: Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project

  • Primary
  • Compatible Passes
  • riverlink
  • E-zpass
  • epass xtra
  • i-pass
  • quick pass
  • riverlink
  • sunpass pro
  • uni

John F Kennedy Memorial Bridge

Agency: Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project

  • Primary
  • Compatible Passes
  • riverlink
  • E-zpass
  • epass xtra
  • i-pass
  • quick pass
  • riverlink
  • sunpass pro
  • uni

Lewis And Clark Bridge

Agency: Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project

  • Primary
  • Compatible Passes
  • riverlink
  • E-zpass
  • epass xtra
  • i-pass
  • quick pass
  • riverlink
  • sunpass pro
  • uni

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abraham lincoln bridge
john f kennedy memorial bridge
lewis and clark bridge

Agencies Issuing Passes In Kentucky

RiverLink
Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project
RiverLink

Some states may issue discounts for using a toll pass, but not all. In states or on roads where there is a discount, the discount may be limited to those with an account with that state's toll pass system, i.e.: commonwealth of Kentucky.

To learn what discounts may apply to you, simply use our toll calculators. Applicable discounts, and the terms that apply, are shown for each roadway.

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Where To Use RiverLink

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Using RiverLink Outside Kentucky

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What States Accept RiverLink?

Other states that accept the RiverLink are shown here. Only the locations we can verify that accept the RiverLink will be shown here.

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While there are states where the RiverLink is accepted in some areas, unless the RiverLink is accepted statewide, it will not be listed above.

To make certain your toll pass is compatible with other states' tolling systems, see the reference sections below for additional detail and maps. You may also review our road-by-road compatibility list.

To find out which passes are taken on each road, please refer to our Toll Pass List page, which you can access below.

▹ Passes By Road ▹

See our “Install Toll Pass” section for complete mounting instructions for your toll pass.

▹ Installation Instructions ▹

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RiverLink And Compatible passes / Networks

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Will My Pass Work In Kentucky?

The following transponders are accepted on the toll roads in Kentucky. Any toll pass/transponder with a logo matching those shown below will be compatible with the RiverLink network in Kentucky.

Be aware that discounts given for using a toll pass or transponder may be restricted or otherwise limited to passes issued by Kentucky.

  • e-zpass
    e-zpass
  • epass-xtra
    epass xtra
  • epass
    epass
  • leeway
    leeway
  • peach-pass
    peach pass
  • sunpass
    sunpass
  • i-pass
    i-pass
  • quick-pass
    quick pass
  • riverlink
    riverlink
  • sunpass-pro
    sunpass pro
  • uni
    uni

Compatible passes issued by states other than Kentucky may not qualify for discount tolls, but the transponder will work on toll roads within the commonwealth of Kentucky.

Which Passes Will Not Work In Kentucky?

Crucially, if you have a toll pass or transponder that is used with one of the following networks, your pass will not work in Kentucky.

  • express pass
  • expresscard
  • expresstoll
  • eztag
  • fastrak
  • go pass
  • good to go
  • k-tag
  • macpass
  • palmetto pass
  • pikepass
  • toll tag
  • tolltag
  • trip tag
  • txtag

Regional pass compatibility has become quite common, particularly across the New England states to the Midwest and through the Mid-Atlantic. Additionally, two other large, regional networks dominate the Southern Plains and the Deep South.

See our “Install Toll Pass” section for complete mounting instructions for your toll pass.

▹ Installation Instructions ▹

To find out which passes are taken on each road, please refer to our Toll Pass List page, which you can access below.

▹ Passes By Road ▹

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Basics About Toll Passes

From E-ZPass To Sunpass, TxTag to I-Pass, A Complete Overview

Basics For All Networks

Most states' and many regions' toll agencies have their version of an electronic toll sticker or transponder, from E-ZPass and compatible transponders like I-Pass and Sunpass, to more regional and local networks, like TxTag, K-Tag or California's FasTrak.

In most jurisdictions, using a transponder means lower toll bills, as many agencies discount the toll rates for toll pass account holders. The discounts can be substantial for regular haulers and commuters, who may need to use a specific road or group of roads on a consistent basis.

See our “Install Toll Pass” section for complete mounting instructions for your toll pass.

▹ Installation Instructions ▹

To find out which passes are taken on each road, please refer to our Toll Pass List page, which you can access below.

▹ Passes By Road ▹

E-ZPass States

The E-ZPass system is the largest interoperable toll collection and payment system in the United States.

States connected to the E-ZPass system include Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia and West Virginia.

Additionally, as of May 28, 2021, all of Florida's toll roads are compatible with E-ZPass.

E-ZPass compatibility map

SunPass States

The SunPass is used primarily on state and local toll roads in Florida. SunPass unveiled the Sunpass Pro in 2021, which is compatible with all E-ZPass roads. E-ZPass transponders and stickers are now compatible on Florida toll roads.

It is important to note that Sunpass stickers and transponders issued before May 28, 2021 are only compatible with Georgia and North Caroilna toll roads; the LeeWay, issued in the Fort Myers area, is also only compatible with the old SunPass network system, not the new one.

The accompanying graphics show where each version of SunPass is compatible, and it displays the passes that are compatible with the network of states shown.

SunPass Pro: Compatible With E-ZPass

SunPass Pro compatibility map

Regular SunPass: NOT Compatible With E-ZPass

SunPass compatibility map

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TxTag & The Southern Plains

TxTag is the statewide pass used across the state of Texas. There are two other major regional systems in Texas: the TollPass from the Dallas-Fort Worth area and the TollTag from the Houston area. Both systems are compatible across the state of Texas.

Additionally, all passes from Texas may be used in Oklahoma and Kansas, and vice versa. The Kansas K-Tag and the Oklahoma PikePass are also compatible across this tri-state region of the Southern Plains.

TxTag compatibility map

FasTrak

FasTrak is California's statewide electronic toll system. It is not compatible with systems outside California.

Other Passes

There are other toll systems in states that operate toll roads, tunnels and/or bridges. These include Colorado's ExpressToll and Go Pass!, the Good To Go pass in Washington State, as well as various bridge passes and cards that are used at international crossings between the United States and Canada.

See our “Install Toll Pass” section for complete mounting instructions for your toll pass.

▹ Installation Instructions ▹

To find out which passes are taken on each road, please refer to our Toll Pass List page, which you can access below.

▹ Passes By Road ▹

Snapshot

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▷ The difference between paying with a RiverLink or E-ZPass and paying a toll by license plate becomes apparent to drivers heading northbound toward the Lewis And Clark Bridge, in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo taken October 14, 2022.

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