Inside the Tollway

News, stories and insight from inside the Illinois Tollway.

Tollway Kicks Off 2018 Annual Report

Every year, the Illinois Tollway submits its annual report to the state of Illinois by March 15 in accordance with the Toll Highway Act. This year, the Tollway prepared a digital report where sections are being previewed on social media channels and posted on the Tollway’s annual report webpage in the weeks leading up to the March 15 deadline. These highlights provide a snapshot of the Tollway’s successes and accomplishments for 2018 and feature short videos for each section.   Across the agency, the Tollway had a successful year, advancing the Move Illinois Program and providing greater opportunities for businesses, communities and the region. Whether in planning or operations, in engineering or diversity, the Tollway’s departments are working together to establish a better, safer and more efficient transportation network.  Follow the Tollway’s Annual Report using the hashtag: #ILTollwayAR2018 or on the Annual Report webpage .

Shape the Future of Regional Travel And Earn $50

When you travel around the Chicago area, do you go by car, train, bus or bike? Sharing that information with the Chicago Metropolitan  Agency for Planning (CMAP) will earn you $50—and help shape future transportation projects in...

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Stay Safe In The Cold

The Illinois Tollway steps up when temperatures fall. The Tollway operates around-the-clock Zero Weather Road Patrols during dangerously cold weather to provide extra protection for stranded drivers. The 24-hour patrols search for drivers...

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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.  

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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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