Illinois Tollway Shares Best Practices on Work Zone Safety With Transportation Professionals

Recently, the National Safety Council called upon the expertise of the Illinois Tollway and its industry-leading traffic management team to contribute to the national discussion on work zone safety.  A 2020 National Safety Council Green Cross for Safety Award finalist for its success in...

Northbound Mile Long Bridge to Open to Traffic On The Tri-State Tollway (I-294)

The Illinois Tollway is preparing to open the new northbound Mile Long Bridge to traffic next week, marking the halfway point in the $500 million construction project to deliver the new bridge and a major milestone for the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Project. "The Mile...

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Winners Announced for 2021 Illinois Tollway Map Cover Art Contest

The Illinois Tollway today announced that Samantha Cervantes, a sophomore at Thornton Fractional North High School, Calumet City, is the grand prize winner of the 2021 Illinois Tollway Map Cover Art Contest highlighting “Everyday Heroes” who are making a positive impact on...

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Illinois Tollway Driver Live Safety Demonstration at the Chicagoland Speedway

To help young drivers learn to stay safely in their cars if they become stranded on a high speed roadway, the Illinois Tollway and Illinois State Police traveled to the Chicagoland Speedway to demonstrate how much ground a fast-moving vehicle covers and how long it takes to...

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Innovation Award Recognizes Partnership Between the Illinois Tollway and Pace

In recognition of a unique partnership between the Illinois Tollway and Pace Suburban Bus, the American Public Transportation Association awarded the partnership its 2020 Innovation Award. The Tollway and Pace worked together to expand transit, deliver roadway improvements...

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