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Venetian Causeway

Venetian Causeway

Constructed in 1927, the Venetian Causeway consists of 12 bridges – 10 fixed and two bascule bridges – which span the 11 man-made Venetian Islands.


Toll prices

The Venetian Causeway toll plaza has six lanes and processes two-way traffic, and connects mainland Miami with the Venetian Islands and Miami Beach.

All tolls on the Rickenbacker and Venetian Causeways are collected electronically through SunPass and TOLL-BY-PLATE. C-Pass transponders or cash are no longer accepted.


 Number of Axles SunPass Toll-By-Plate
 2 axles  $1.75  $2.25
 3 axles  $2.65  $3.40
 4 axles  $3.50  $4.50
 5 axles  $4.40  $5.65
 Per each additional axle  $0.75  $0.75

 Toll by plate administrative fee: $2.50 per monthly invoice

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Weight limits

Weight limits are currently in effect for the Venetian Causeway. No access is allowed to vehicles exceeding the posted limits without a permit. Violation of these weight restrictions may result in a traffic citation per Florida Statute 316.555.

For overweight vehicle permit information, call 305-375-3848.

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Property Owner Plan

The Venetian Causeway Owner Plan provides unlimited toll passage through the Venetian Toll Plaza for Venetian Islands property owners and their children 23 years old or younger who live with their parents. This annual plan is valid from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30 of the following year and can be collected in person at the Venetian Service Center located at the toll plaza.

There is no cost for this plan.

To obtain a Venetian Owner Plan, please provide the following:

  • A copy of current Driver's License.
  • Current Vehicle Registration - Registration must contain the name of the resident purchasing the plan.
  • Proof of Ownership - A copy of your property tax bill / folio number will be the only acceptable proof of ownership.

The Venetian Owner Plan is available for two-axle non-commercial vehicles only.

For any questions regarding the annual plan or the renewal process, call 305-579-5436 or email

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Commuter Plan

To obtain or renew a commuter plan, you must either be a resident or employed on one of the Venetian Islands or a Sunset Harbour resident. This plan is valid from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30 of the following year.

To renew your annual plan, submit proof of residency or employment; a copy of your current vehicle registration; and the $90 fee.

To document residency, provide at least one of these documents:

  • Residential lease for a term of six months and driver license showing address on the Venetian Causeway or Sunset Harbour
  • Utility bill, such as water or electricity, for service to the property in the name of the resident
  • Current voter's registration card with an address on the causeways or Sunset Harbour
  • State of Florida Driver License, dated 2010 or later

To document employment, acceptable documents include:

  • W-2 form from a Venetian Islands
  • Paystub from a Venetian Islands

The Venetian Commuter Plan is available for two-axle non-commercial vehicles only.

If you no longer need the annual plan or are not eligible to renew the plan, please return your device to the Venetian Toll Plaza Office to obtain a refund.

The Venetian Causeway Toll Plaza has been converted to allow SunPass. Annual Plans will continue to be offered and administered by the County; however, everyone will be required to have a SunPass transponder.

For any questions regarding the annual plan or the renewal process, call 305-579-5436 or email

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Page Last Edited: Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:53:10 PM

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