Work Zone Awareness Week: Drive Like You Work Here

Please join us in observing National Work Zone Awareness Week. Keeping our roadways safe for our workers, drivers and passengers is our number one priority, and we need your help. Transportation and safety organizations, agencies and individuals from across the country are coming together to support National Work Zone Awareness Week bringing attention to motorist and worker safety in work zones. This year's campaign, "Drive Like You Work Here", reminds drivers to use extra caution in work zones to keep everyone safe. The Tollway will be hosting a series of events throughout the week recognizing and advocating for greater awareness and safer driving initiatives in our work zones. Our social media will encourage engagement and support for this safety message. Please join us and help promote National Work Zone Awareness Week with your employees, colleagues and friends. Retweet our message or repost on Facebook. Share your photos and stories on social media and tag @ILTollway and #Orange4Safety. > More information on the Illinois Tollway's roadway safety initiatives and campaigns Spread the word   Share the Tollway's "Drive Like You Work Here" Video Make a national splash and tag #Orange4Safety or #DriveLikeYouWorkHere. Watch the Work Zone Safety Press Conference Follow us on Facebook Tuesday, April 9, at 10 a.m. for a live stream of the event and share on your social media channels. Wear Orange on Wednesday, April 10 Show your support of work zone safety and those affected by work zone related incidents by wearing orange. Share your photos with family and friends and be sure to tag @ILTollway on social media. #Orange4Safety Get Social Let us know what you are doing to recognize work zone safety! Twitter: @ILTollway Facebook: ILTollway Instagram: iltollway

Tragic Loss

The Illinois Tollway Board and all staff members join with the Illinois State Police to mourn the tragic loss of Trooper Gerald Ellis, who died Saturday when he was struck by a wrong-way driver on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294). Trooper Ellis, 36, had completed his work shift...

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Slow Down. Save Lives.

Gov. JB Pritzker and Illinois State Police are reminding drivers to slow down and take other precautions to protect state troopers and emergency responders stopped along roadways to aid and assist motorists.  So far this year, 14 Illinois State Police troopers have been...

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National Outstanding Project and Leader Award Winner

The Illinois Tollway builds and operates great roads because it has great engineers—and the awards they’ve won prove it. Chief Engineering Officer Paul Kovacs is the latest Tollway engineer to be honored, receiving the 2019 national Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL)...

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Barrington Road Interchange Is Making Travel Better

The Illinois Tollway’s eye-catching new Barrington Road Interchange and in-line transit station for Pace buses is turning heads and making travel faster and easier on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90). Now, the distinctive $68 million interchange, which...

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