Illinois Tollway Partnerships to Promote Teen Driver Safety Win National Award

Car crashes are the number one killer of teens. And half of all teens will be involved in a car crash before graduating from high school.   To better educate teens on roadway safety, the Illinois Tollway works in partnership with the Illinois High School and College Driver Education...

Help Along Our Roadways

While Illinois Tollway customers may be familiar with the roadway assistance offered to drivers in need on the road, many don’t know that the Tollway’s Roadway Maintenance team also assists in unexpected ways. On June 16, a customer reported an injured hawk on...

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Chief Planning Officer Named WTS Greater Chicago Chapter 2020 Honorable Ray LaHood Man of The Year

Illinois Tollway Chief Planning Officer Rocco Zucchero has not only achieved great success in his 20-year career at the agency, but he has also helped advance the careers of a strong team of women along the way. Tollway Planning Department staff includes several women...

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Pines Dunes Forest Preserve Mitigation

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provided final compliance sign-off on the Illinois Tollway’s wetland mitigation work at the 315-acre Pine Dunes Forest Preserve located near Wadsworth in northern Lake County. The Tollway successfully restored 80 acres of wetlands and 235...

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Illinois Prairie Path Under Reagan Memorial Tollway I-88 Reopens

Regarded as the nation’s first rails-to-trails conversion in the 1960s, the Illinois Prairie Path spans more than 60 miles through Cook, DuPage and Kane counties. It follows an abandoned railroad right-of-way, running from Maywood to Wheaton and then forking...

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