Bids and Bulletins (PSBs)


Before you Begin the Bidding Process

The Toll Highway Act requires that the Tollway advertise procurements above the small purchase threshold in the State of Illinois Procurement Bulletin, which can be found here.

Bid Opening dates are subject to change. Interested firms should check the Tollway's Construction Contract Bid Letting Schedule for updates. The Bid Letting Schedule is updated every Friday.

Bid Schedules

Construction contract bid openings are streamed online. Final results are available below under "Construction Bid Results."

Important Bidding Information

For vendor registration and instruction visit the State Board of Elections website or call:

312-814-6440 or 217-782-4141.

Construction Bid Calendar

View Bid Openings


Obtaining Copies of Plan Documents

Visit our Online Plan Room to view and/or purchase copies of plan documents from BHFX.

The Online Plan Room is the Tollway's mechanism for advertising and distributing construction contract documents and standard specifications to prospective Tollway bidders. The Online Plan Room also serves as the Tollway's construction contract document archive and provides for on-call printing services.

Registered users, contractors and vendors are able to view and/or purchase contract plan documents. First-time users can register at Once registered, a permanent identification and password will provide access to the Online Plan Room.

If you encounter any difficulties viewing or purchasing contract plan documents, please contact BHFX at 630-393-0777. Contract plans are no longer available for purchase at the Illinois Tollway offices.

Electronic Bidding

The Illinois Tollway advertised its first electronic bidding opportunity on December 15 for pavement and bridge repairs along south I-294 (contract RR-16-4279). Contractors are encouraged to take advantage of this new way of bidding.

The Tollway is providing training and resources for firms at the pre-bid meeting on December 20 and via online training videos in e-Builder.

Full instructions and the security request forms will be in available in the electronic bid documents.

Please note: A security key is required to submit an electronic bid and requires two to three business days for processing.

Current Construction Bids

To view a list of the recent bids posted, visit the Tollway's Online Plan Room or contact BHFX at 630-393-0777.

Construction Bid Results

Construction Bid Awards and Change Orders

Additional information can be obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request with the Illinois Tollway. Please address your written request to:

The Illinois Tollway
Attention: FOIA Officer
2700 Ogden Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Specifications and Special Provisions

Current Construction Specifications

Tollway Supplemental Specifications to IDOT Standard Specifications (Issued April 2016) (pdf)

Professional Services Bulletin

If you did not receive notice of a Professional Services Bulletin (PSB) via email and you would like to receive future PSBs, please call Terri Smith at 630-241-6800 .

PSB Look Ahead Tentative Schedule (March 2017)



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