Tollway Crews Going the Extra Mile to Keep Roads Clear of Snow and Ice

Keeping a 294-mile network of high-speed highways clear of snow and ice during a ferocious winter takes tons of work, not to mention more than 77,000 tons of snow-melting road salt.That’s how much Tollway crews have spread on our roads so far this winter to keep traffic moving during a string of...

H.E.L.P. trucks showcased in national safety service patrol forum

Always ready for duty, the Illinois Tollway’s H.E.L.P. trucks were showcased as part of a February 10 event hosted by SafeHighways.org to highlight the unique features of safety service patrol vehicles from more than half a dozen state transportation agencies. “H.E.L.P....

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Jacqueline Gomez Fuentes Joins Illinois Tollway Board 

The Illinois Tollway welcomes Jacqueline Gomez Fuentes as a new director to the Tollway Board. Governor JB Pritzker appointed Gomez Fuentes to fill an open seat on the Tollway Board of Directors earlier this month.Gomez Fuentes currently serves as the director of supplier...

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Tollway Diversity Advisory Council Meets Virtually to Talk Tollway Diversity Successes, Future

In February, the Illinois Tollway brought together its Diversity Advisory Council for the first meeting in 2021.The meeting, held virtually due to COVID-19 safety precautions, allowed Tollway leadership to discuss its strong and unwavering focus on creating access to economic...

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The Illinois Tollway Will Continue to Move Illinois With $1.53 billion Budgeted for the 2021 Construction Season

The Illinois Tollway has kicked off the 2021 construction season as the 10th year of the Move Illinois capital program begins with some of the biggest and most challenging projects lying ahead.The Tollway’s 2021 capital program calls for investing an astounding $1.53 billion...

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