Illinois Tollway Prepared for Labor Day Holiday Weekend Travel

The Illinois Tollway is encouraging drivers traveling over the Labor Day holiday weekend to be prepared and to put safety first. Nearly 7.4 million vehicles are anticipated to travel on the 294-mile Illinois Tollway system from Friday, September 3, through Tuesday, September 7. The heaviest...

As Seen on the Illinois Tollway: Chicago-Area Waterways

Illinois roadways, railways and airways are well-known and widely recognized for their impact on the state economy. But often overlooked is the vast network of waterways that Illinois Tollway motorists travel over every day. A major segment of the statewide waterway...

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Illinois Tollway Diversity Advisory Council Updated on Disparity Studies

Illinois Tollway leaders brought the Diversity Advisory Council together virtually in August to share updates and brief the group on the launch of two new disparity studies for both the Tollway’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program for engineering and construction...

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Distance No Barrier to Interest in Illinois Tollway’s Mobile Barrier System

Innovative safety equipment used by the Illinois Tollway to better protect roadway workers and emergency responders is drawing attention—and visits--from other transportation agencies. Michigan Department of Transportation leaders recently traveled more than 200 miles to...

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Construction business finds success building and repairing roads with help from Illinois Tollway’s Technical Assistance Program

Lajobie Mosley started off building houses, but now the firm he owns, Lion Construction, builds and repairs roads, including portions of the Illinois Tollway system. “It’s a good feeling to drive on a road you know you helped build,” said Mosley. “The beautiful thing...

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