Illinois Tollway surpasses milestone of planting 58,000 trees

In October, the Illinois Tollway surpassed its goal to plant 58,000 new trees along its system of roadways crossing 12 counties, and planting is ongoing. The milestone tree is among new trees and shrubs being planted recently along the Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355). “It’s exciting...

Illinois Tollway Invites Public to Comment on Tentative 2022 Budget

Balanced spending plan allocates more than $1.49 billion in annual revenue and supports more than $1.49 billion for capital programThe Illinois Tollway introduced a balanced Tentative 2022 Budget with $1.49 billion of revenue today that includes $411 million for...

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Illinois Tollway highlights its safety innovations at annual TES Conference

The Illinois Tollway highlighted its commitment to safety and innovation at the annual Illinois Traffic and Engineering Safety Conference this month. Each year, Tollway staff help organize and participate in the event, which is hosted by the Department of Civil and...

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Village, County and Tollway Come Together to Deliver New Lake County Bridge Ahead of Schedule

While construction is not without inconvenience, the Illinois Tollway takes on every project committed to reducing that impact on its customers and communities, along with the goal of delivering new and improved roads and bridges on scheduled and within budget. So, when...

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Tollway Dispatch Manager Wins Public Safety Leadership Award

Illinois Tollway Dispatch Manager Craig Lundt not only headed back to college this year for advanced public safety management training, he finished at the top of his class. His classmates at Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety selected him as the winner of...

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