As Seen on the Illinois Tollway: Yellow Drainage Markings

Illinois Tollway customers may wonder what those vertical yellow markings are they see on concrete median barriers throughout the Tollway system. With winter rapidly approaching, now is a good time to provide an answer. Those yellow markings indicate where catch basins are located, much...

Illinois Tollway Updates Area Engineers on Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Project

The Illinois Tollway detailed technical aspects and the status of the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Project to area engineers at a virtual luncheon hosted recently by the Institute of Technical Engineers, Illinois Section. Lanyea Griffin, deputy chief of program...

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Illinois Tollway reminds customers to be prepared for winter driving

The Illinois Tollway is ready for winter, but are you?When winter storms strike, the Tollway moves rapidly to clear its roads but drivers still need to be prepared to deal with snow, sleet, freezing rain and other difficult weather when they get behind the wheel.“Winter can be...

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Tollway Takes Time to Recognize Veterans

The Illinois Tollway salutes the military veterans who help fill our ranks and bring a wealth of experience, dedication and service to our agency and our customers.The Tollway is proud to count more than 50 military veterans among its full-time staff and relies on the skills...

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Kid-sized, talking Illinois State Police car offers safety messages to youngsters

Kids don’t always listen to adults, but they seem to hang on every word uttered by a child-sized, talking Illinois State Police car named Trooper Cooper.Maybe it’s Trooper Cooper’s outsized, blinking eyes that grab their attention, or the flashing red-and-blue emergency lights...

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