Inside the Tollway

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Illinois Tollway Launches Tolling Reform and Relief Package

TOLLING 2020 to feature a new approach to unpaid tolls and relief to outstanding fines The Illinois Tollway today announced TOLLING 2020 , a comprehensive tolling reform package featuring a significant reduction to the initial costs faced by motorists when tolls are left unpaid. The...

Mile Long Bridge Progress Update Featuring Photos and Video

It’s necessary to attack at all angles when rebuilding the Illinois Tollway’s dual-structure Mile Long Bridge in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. The first of the two new bridge structures is being built for northbound traffic to the east of...

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Chief Planning Officer Named WTS Greater Chicago Chapter 2020 Honorable Ray LaHood Man of The Year

Illinois Tollway Chief Planning Officer Rocco Zucchero has not only achieved great success in his 20-year career at the agency, but he has also helped advance the careers of a strong team of women along the way. Tollway Planning Department staff includes several women...

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Tollway Railroad Agreements Pave the Way for New I-490 Tollway and Western Access

Canadian Pacific And Union Pacific Supporting New Road and Interchange Construction The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors has approved agreements with Soo Line Railroad Company d/b/a Canadian Pacific and Union Pacific Railroad representing the next major step forward...

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Using Innovative Construction Keeps Trains & Traffic Moving

The Illinois Tollway is turning to advanced construction techniques to help keep traffic flowing and trains moving while a new Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway Bridge is built over the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294). A key to the...

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