2020 Construction Season Marked by Miles of Accomplishments

The Illinois Tollway began wrapping up the 2020 construction season in time to deliver holiday benefits to its customers on the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) and the Edens Spur Tollway (I-94).Completion of the new northbound Mile Long Bridge on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) provided the...

Mitigation Project Completions Bring Benefits to Local Environmental Resources

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has provided final compliance sign-off on two Illinois Tollway wetland mitigation projects, including the Spring Brook No. 1 Creek that runs through the St. James Farm Forest Preserve in DuPage County and the Orland Grassland South suburban...

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Illinois Tollway Builds Partnerships With Diverse Firms During 2020 Construction Season

Despite dealing with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois Tollway in 2020 succeeded in providing diverse firms with greater opportunities to participate in its Move Illinois Capital  Program as minority-owned businesses last year won construction...

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Illinois Tollway Responding to Winter Storm

The Illinois Tollway is deploying its full fleet of 196 snowplows and opening its Snow Operations Center to coordinate the agency’s systemwide response to a winter storm moving into the region today and continuing through the night, possibly affecting drivers during their...

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Illinois Tollway Operating Zero Weather Road Patrols Over Christmas Holiday to Assist Drivers During Dangerous Cold and Windchills

The Illinois Tollway is operating special Zero Weather Road Patrols around the clock over the Christmas holiday to more quickly locate and assist drivers who become stranded on the Tollway system during the cold weather and dangerous wind chills forecast to continue into the...

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