Inside the Tollway

News, stories and insight from inside the Illinois Tollway.

Changing a Distracted Driving Culture

For years, the Illinois Tollway has fought against the increase in distracted driving across our system. In 2009, the Illinois Legislature first took on the issue of distracted driving by advancing a state law banning texting while driving.  In response to this new law, the Tollway joined forces with elected officials and the transportation industry by launching the Drop It and Drive...

New Tollway Construction Training Program Attracts Job Seekers in Harvey

    Tollway’s ConstructionWorks making career opportunities available to diverse men and women Construction jobs are in high demand. A recent Illinois Tollway open house at the...

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Illinois Tollway Continues Drive Towards Sustainable Facilities

The Illinois Tollway is winning recognition for replacing its aging maintenance facilities with new, energy-efficient garages that include rooftop solar power arrays, radiant heating systems and other environmentally-friendly features. The Tollway so far has replaced three...

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Looking for a career in construction? Make it a reality by checking out these upcoming events.

At the Illinois Tollway, we’re committed to expanding access to opportunities for Illinois’ diverse communities. Our ConstructionWorks program is ready to help job seekers take the next step to make a new career in construction become a reality. With more than $20 billion in...

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Reader Question, What are you planting on I-355?

We often get questions though Facebook, Twitter and our website on a host of topics related to our roadway system. This week we received the following question via Facebook, “Anyway I can find out about the trees and whatever else is being planted along 355?” Here’s our...

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