Martinez Frogs keeps growing through Illinois Tollway’s Technical Assistance Program

Ricardo Martinez launched his business more than 20 years ago with one dump truck that he drove himself. Since that humble beginning, his company, Martinez Frogs Inc., has expanded to include about 15 employees and now takes on jobs involving excavation, demolition and concrete work. Today, the...

Illinois Tollway Reform and Relief Package Having Big Impact on Customers

Since the Illinois Tollway in June launched TOLLING 2020, a comprehensive tolling relief program, thousands of drivers have taken advantage of the changes to save nearly $50 million by settling their unpaid toll violations at drastically reduced rates. Through mid-September,...

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Last Chance to Fill Out U.S. Census Forms and Help Illinois’ Transportation Network

The Illinois Tollway does not rely on any state, federal or local funding to operate, maintain, rebuild and expand its 294-mile network of roads; however, many transportation and transit agencies that encompass our regional transportation network do rely on federal dollars...

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Central Tri-State Project: Final Deck Pour Complete on the New Northbound Mile Long Bridge

Construction crews completed the 32nd concrete pour Friday, October 2, for the new 4,800-foot-long, five-lane northbound Mile Long Bridge on the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294). In total, nearly 16,000 cubic yards of concrete was needed for the bridge deck and walls, an...

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Illinois Tollway Executive Director José Alvarez Selected to Serve on Board of International Tolling Organization 

Illinois Tollway Executive Director José Alvarez has been elected to serve on the board of directors of the International Bridge, Tunnel & Turnpike Association, the worldwide organization representing toll agencies and operators. The IBTTA, which represents roadway...

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