Stay Safe Driving In Winter Storms and Extreme Cold

Winter storms and extreme cold weather can make driving more difficult and lead to crashes and breakdowns that could leave drivers stranded along the road.   The Illinois Tollway and Illinois State Police provide assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year—but drivers can help protect...

Tollway Applauds Latest Federal Grant to Veterans Memorial Trail

A new 3.5-mile section of Will County’s Veterans Memorial Trail, a trail established on land contributed and set aside by the Illinois Tollway during the construction of the Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355), will become a reality thanks to a $5.3 million federal grant. You...

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First Technical Assistance Graduation in 2020

The Illinois Tollway believes the contractors who help build, maintain and operate its 294-mile system of roads should be as diverse as the communities it serves across Northern Illinois—and the Tollway offers training programs to help make that goal a reality.   The...

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In 2019 Tollway Earned Awards for Innovation, Customer Service and Environmental Initiatives

The Illinois Tollway grabbed nearly a dozen awards in 2019 for its innovative construction, outstanding customer service and environmental initiatives and for the skills of its engineers, planners and members of its leadership team. Among the projects recognized by...

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Illinois Tollway Launches New Driver Education Resources on Winter Weather Preparedness

Partnership with Illinois High School and College Driver Education Association Encourages Teens to “Get Winter Ready”     The Illinois Tollway is expanding efforts to equip driver education students and their...

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