Webinar Series

The Illinois Tollway hosts a series of webinars to highlight opportunities for new firms to do business with the Tollway. The Department of Diversity and Strategic Development helps small firms, specifically minority- and veteran-owned businesses, gain access to Illinois Tollway work through several different programs and initiatives. This webinar series is designed to help these firms learn about what is offered: from business technical and prequalification assistance to workforce development initiatives and more. By expanding the pool of potential firms, the Illinois Tollway not only creates opportunities for these businesses but also serves its customers by ensuring varied and competitive bids. The Building for Success webinar series takes place every Monday at 3 p.m. 

Monday, November 29, 2021 

Traffic Operations Center/Dispatch Center Renovation Contract Opportunities

Click on the links in the table below to watch the webinar and view the presentation.

The Illinois Tollway Building for Success Webinar Series highlights key Tollway programs and initiatives. Next up, are contracting opportunities for the Tollway’s Traffic Operations Center/Dispatch Center renovation. This webinar will be presented by the Illinois Tollway’s Engineering Department.

On this webinar we will discuss Small Business Initiative contracts with an emphasis on the renovation opportunities for the Illinois Tollway’s Traffic Operations Center and Dispatch Center. The webinar will provide a snapshot of the type of work involved, how to maintain awareness of upcoming contracting opportunities and general guidance and advice for small firms interested in working with the Tollway.

This event is part of the Illinois Tollway's efforts to increase the pool of firms participating in the 15-year, $14 billion Move Illinois capital program and is open to construction and professional engineering services firms, including disadvantaged, minority- and women-owned businesses as well as small and veteran-owned firms.

Previous Building for Success Illinois Tollway Diversity Webinars



Series NumberDateTopic/TitleWatch the VideoView the Presentation
5210/29/2021Traffic Operations Center/Dispatch Center Renovation Contract OpportunitiesWatchView
5110/18/2021Illinois Tollway B2GNow TrainingWatchView
5010/18/2021How to Do Business With the Tollway: Goods and ServicesWatchView
4910/04/2021Capture Application TrainingWatchView
489/27/2021Illinois Tollway Partnering for Growth Program Success StrategiesWatchView
479/13/2021Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Statement of Interest (SOI) WorkshopWatch 
468/30/2021Illinois Tollway Electrical Contract OpportunitiesWatchView
458/23/2021Illinois Tollway Statement of Interest WorkshopWatchView
448/16/2021How to Write An Effective Capability StatementWatchView
438/9/2021Illinois Tollway B2GNow TrainingWatchView
428/2/2021Illinois Tollway Bid Credit TrainingWatchView
417/26/2021Illinois Tollway Rolling Owner-Controlled Insurance ProgramWatchView
407/19/2021The Power of A Balance SheetWatchView
397/12/2021Navigating BidBuyWatchView
386/28/2021How to Get Certified with the City of Chicago View
376/21/2021Are You Ready to Bid on a Tollway Small Business Initiative ContractWatchView
356/7/2021Illinois Tollway Construction Works and Earned Credit ProgramWatchView
325/10/2021Access to CapitalWatch 
315/3/2021Illinois Tollway Small Business Initiative ContractWatchView
304/26/2021Illinois Tollway Partnering for Growth: Professional ServicesWatchView
294/19/2021The ABC's of the Small Business InitiativeWatchView
284/12/2021Illinois Tollway ConstructionWorks And Earned Credit Program TrainingWatchView
274/5/2021Doing Business with The Tollway: ConstructionWatchView
263/29/2021Registration and Training for The Illinois Tollway’s Small Business InitiativeWatch 
 3/22/2021Virtual Networking Opportunity for Violation Enforcement Program ContractWatchView
253/22/2021How to Do Business With The Tollway: Goods And ServicesWatchView
243/15/2021Central Management Services Business Enterprise ProgramWatchView
233/1/2021Illinois Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program CertificationWatchView
222/22/2021Small Business Initiative Plaza Improvement Contracts and Virtual NetworkingWatchView
202/1/2021Bonding: Building Capacity for Your Construction CompanyWatchView
181/11/2021Illinois Tollway Commitment to DiversityWatchView
1712/14/2020Illinois Tollway Small Business InitiativeWatchView
1511/16/2020IDOT Prime Contractor Prequalification and Subcontractor Registration In ConstructionWatchView
1411/9/2020IDOT Statement of Interest (SOI) FeedbackWatchView
1210/26/2020Becoming A Subcontractor on A Tollway Project And Do You Have What It Takes?Watch 
1110/19/2020Project Management Essentials: Keys to Effectively Manage Your ProjectWatch 
1010/5/2020Construction Drawing Process ReviewWatch 
99/28/2020Illinois Tollway Workforce Development InitiativesWatchView
89/21/2020Illinois Tollway Small Business Set-Aside ProgramWatchView
79/14/2020BEP Certification and FastTrack ApplicationWatchView
68/31/2020IDOT Consultant Engineering Prequalification View
58/24/2020Marketing Your Business in Times Of COVID-19Watch 
38/10/2020Access to CapitalWatchView
28/3/2020Illinois Tollway Partnering for GrowthWatchView
17/27/2020Illinois Tollway UnbundlingWatchView