Illinois Tollway Executive Director José Alvarez Selected to Serve on Board of International Tolling Organization 

Illinois Tollway Executive Director José Alvarez has been elected to serve on the board of directors of the International Bridge, Tunnel & Turnpike Association, the worldwide organization representing toll agencies and operators. The IBTTA, which represents roadway agencies in 26 countries...

Tollway Worker Goes the Extra Mile to Aid Stranded Motorists

Illinois Tollway roadway worker Kevin Rice is used to assisting drivers who are involved in crashes or whose vehicles break down along the Tollway system, but on a Thursday last month he went above and beyond to assist a carload of stranded travelers.   On August 13th,...

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Illinois Tollway Wins International Award for Social Responsibility

The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) today announced the seven winners of its prestigious 2020 Toll Excellence Awards  acknowledging industry leaders implementing transportation projects worldwide focusing on environmental sustainability,...

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Tolling 2020 Violation Relief Making An Impact

When Breneshaia C. from the Quad Cities area received a notice that she owed $798 in tolls and violations, she called the Illinois Tollway in hopes of arranging a payment plan.  That’s when the representative with the Illinois Tollway’s Customer Service Call Center told...

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Stay in Your Vehicle During An Accident or Stall, It Could Save Your Life

It’s a nightmare that can confront any driver: Your car is damaged in a crash or stalls, leaving you stranded in traffic on a high speed roadway.     A driver’s first instinct might be to step out of the stopped car and dodge oncoming vehicles to head for the...

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