Jacqueline Gomez Fuentes Joins Illinois Tollway Board 

The Illinois Tollway welcomes Jacqueline Gomez Fuentes as a new director to the Tollway Board. Governor JB Pritzker appointed Gomez Fuentes to fill an open seat on the Tollway Board of Directors earlier this month.Gomez Fuentes currently serves as the director of supplier and workforce diversity at the Obama Foundation, where she is responsible for the implementation and management of the foundation’s diversity and inclusion programming. Previously, she worked as the director of contract compliance for Cook County and vice president of business development and marketing at SUMAC Inc., a multinational consulting firm based in Chicago. In 2018, Gomez Fuentes received the Advocacy Award for business diversity and inclusion from the Hispanic American Construction Industry Association.

Tollway Diversity Advisory Council Meets Virtually to Talk Tollway Diversity Successes, Future

In February, the Illinois Tollway brought together its Diversity Advisory Council for the first meeting in 2021.The meeting, held virtually due to COVID-19 safety precautions, allowed Tollway leadership to discuss its strong and unwavering focus on creating access to economic...

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The Illinois Tollway Will Continue to Move Illinois With $1.53 billion Budgeted for the 2021 Construction Season

The Illinois Tollway has kicked off the 2021 construction season as the 10th year of the Move Illinois capital program begins with some of the biggest and most challenging projects lying ahead.The Tollway’s 2021 capital program calls for investing an astounding $1.53 billion...

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Illinois Tollway Wins Award for Excellence in Snow and Ice Control from American Public Works Association 

In recognition of its outstanding work during winter storms to keep customers safe and roads clear, the Illinois Tollway has received the 2021 Excellence in Snow and Ice Control Award from the American Public Works Association.The award is presented annually by the APWA to...

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Illinois Tollway Prepared For Winter Storm and Dangerously Cold Temperatures

The Illinois Tollway is opening its Snow Operations Center to manage the agency’s response to a winter storm bringing sleet and snow into the region today, and then launching extra road patrols to aid drivers during the dangerously cold temperatures expected to follow on...

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