Inside the Tollway

News, stories and insight from inside the Illinois Tollway.

WGN Rides Along With Our Zero Patrol

Check out last week’s WGN news story highlighting our Zero Patrol crews out helping motorists on the Illinois Tollway. They’re out there 24/7 during the extreme cold.  

Tollway Oases Being Used As Warming Centers

As temperatures drop dangerously low, the Illinois Tollway is opening the doors of its six oases to everyone who needs a place to warm up. The oases are open around the clock and most have pavilions that offer food, beverage and retail options....

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Tragic Loss of an Illinois State Police District 15 Trooper

The Illinois Tollway staff was devastated this weekend when Illinois State Police District 15 Trooper Christopher Lambert was struck by a vehicle while assisting with a three-vehicle crash on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294). ISP District 15 is the dedicated state police unit...

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Looking to the Future of Transportation

Last year, the Illinois Tollway began exploring the possibility of installing in-road charging equipment in the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) so drivers can recharge their electric cars just by traveling over the pavement. It’s an innovative idea—and one that the...

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Illinois Tollway Looks Ahead to 2019

Seeks to build upon past accomplishments in eighth year of Move Illinois Program DOWNERS GROVE, IL – The Illinois Tollway introduced advancements, improvements and innovative new programs in 2018 that promise to deliver exceptional value to Tollway customers in 2019 and...

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