Seen on the Illinois Tollway: Memorials to our Veterans

Numerous memorials throughout the Illinois Tollway system serve as reminders of the service and sacrifices of those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. “This Memorial Day, and every day, the Illinois Tollway honors those who have served our country, especially those who made the...

Illinois Tollway Expects More than 7 Million Vehicles on Its System This Memorial Day Weekend

Tollway provides travel tips to make summer road trips more enjoyable. More than 7 million vehicles are anticipated on the Illinois Tollway system to kick off the summer travel season this Memorial Day weekend from Friday, May 28, through Tuesday, June 1.“As families...

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The Illinois Tollway Shows How the Mile Long Bridge is “Built To Last”

“At the end of the day,” said Illinois Tollway Executive Director José Alvarez, “these are two structures that are going to be around for decades.”The two structures Alvarez is referring to make up the new Mile Long Bridge on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294).How the bridge is...

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BNSF Railway Bridge Project marks 60 percent in May

The Illinois Tollway is passing the 60 percent complete mark on the replacement of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway Bridge over the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294), with the placement of the last of the new beams needed to build the bridge to carry commuter...

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Illinois Tollway Internships Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders In Transportation 

Students still have time to apply for Illinois Tollway summer internship opportunities. The paid internships – scheduled to run from June 21 through August 13 – offer students real-world, hands-on experience in the transportation industry, with guidance from dedicated...

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