New Northbound Mile Long Bridge Scheduled to Open to Traffic Next Week On The Tri-State Tollway (I-294)

The Illinois Tollway is preparing to open the new northbound Mile Long Bridge to traffic next week, marking the halfway point in the $500 million construction project to deliver the new bridge and a major milestone for the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Project.    "The Mile Long...

Winners Announced for 2021 Illinois Tollway Map Cover Art Contest

The Illinois Tollway today announced that Samantha Cervantes, a sophomore at Thornton Fractional North High School, Calumet City, is the grand prize winner of the 2021 Illinois Tollway Map Cover Art Contest highlighting “Everyday Heroes” who are making a positive impact on...

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Illinois Tollway Driver Live Safety Demonstration at the Chicagoland Speedway

To help young drivers learn to stay safely in their cars if they become stranded on a high speed roadway, the Illinois Tollway and Illinois State Police traveled to the Chicagoland Speedway to demonstrate how much ground a fast-moving vehicle covers and how long it takes to...

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Innovation Award Recognizes Partnership Between the Illinois Tollway and Pace

In recognition of a unique partnership between the Illinois Tollway and Pace Suburban Bus, the American Public Transportation Association awarded the partnership its 2020 Innovation Award. The Tollway and Pace worked together to expand transit, deliver roadway improvements...

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Martinez Frogs keeps growing through Illinois Tollway’s Technical Assistance Program

Ricardo Martinez launched his business more than 20 years ago with one dump truck that he drove himself. Since that humble beginning, his company, Martinez Frogs Inc., has expanded to include about 15 employees and now takes on jobs involving excavation, demolition and...

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