Inside the Tollway

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Tollway Traffic Technology Project Wins Top Award

The Illinois Tollway collects detailed traffic information from cameras, weather stations, road sensors and, for the first time, Tollway drivers themselves to more efficiently manage traffic flow, reduce congestion and respond more quickly to roadway incidents.   ...

Tollway Senior Project Engineer Named Young Government Civil Engineer of the Year

Illinois Tollway Senior Project Engineer, Laura Thompson, P.E. (left), with Megan McDonald, P.E., president-elect, Illinois Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers Since coming to work for the Illinois Tollway in 2013,...

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National Work Zone Memorial Wall at Hinsdale Oasis

The Illinois Tollway is asking drivers to help save lives by promising to slow down and move over when they travel through work zones or pass vehicles stopped along the road.   To drive home that message, the Tollway is displaying the National Work Zone...

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Illinois Tollway Recognized for Innovative Workplace Safety Solutions

The Illinois Tollway has been selected as the statewide winner of the Build a Better Mousetrap Competition, which highlights innovative solutions to everyday problems and issues that transportation workers encounter. Administered by the Illinois...

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Scott’s Law Strengthened Under New Legislation Signed by Governor Pritzker

Governor J.B. Pritzker recently signed a package of legislation to expand Scott’s Law in an effort to protect law enforcement, first responders, road workers and the everyday motorist.  Scott’s Law, sometimes known as the “Move Over” Law, requires drivers to slow down...

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