Tollway Ready For Halloween Snowstorm

Winter arrived early this year with a Halloween snowstorm, but the Illinois Tollway was ready to roll, deploying all of its 196 snowplows and opening its Snow Operations Center to clear roads and keep traffic moving.   “We’re committed to serving our customers by rapidly clearing snow and...

Illinois Tollway Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pink will be the color of the day at the Illinois Tollway on October 25 as staff show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many employees will be wearing pink clothing to work as part of the Tollway’s efforts to increase awareness and provide more information...

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Tollway Traffic Technology Project Wins Top Award

The Illinois Tollway collects detailed traffic information from cameras, weather stations, road sensors and, for the first time, Tollway drivers themselves to more efficiently manage traffic flow, reduce congestion and respond more quickly to roadway...

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Illinois Tollway Lighting the Way to Safer, More Energy-Efficient LED Lights

The Illinois Tollway is upgrading lighting across its system to energy-efficient LED fixtures. By retrofitting existing light fixtures and designing and building new LED fixtures as part of the Move Illinois capital program, the Tollway’s LED lighting efforts...

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Tollway Senior Project Engineer Named Young Government Civil Engineer of the Year

Illinois Tollway Senior Project Engineer, Laura Thompson, P.E. (left), with Megan McDonald, P.E., president-elect, Illinois Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers Since coming to work for the Illinois Tollway in 2013, Senior Project...

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