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Ho-ho-ho and a cup of Joe! Free Christmas Eve coffee at Illinois Tollway

Brian Ethridge - Dec 19, 2014

Ho-ho-ho and a cup of Joe! Free Christmas Eve coffee at Illinois Tollway

Good news, coffee lovers! The Illinois Tollway oases 7-Eleven stores and McDonald's restaurants will offer free cups of coffee to holiday travelers on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. The free cups of coffee will be available at the following times and locations: Jane ...

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Illinois Tollway helping veterans with free training Dec. 18, Jan. 8

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 17, 2014

Illinois Tollway helping veterans with free training Dec. 18, Jan. 8

The Illinois Tollway has an ambitious 15-year, $12 billion capital program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future, and it’s helping veterans get involved. The agency will host four free Veterans Goals Workshops to provide an opportunity for prime contractors, ...

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Illinois Tollway opens new interchange as part of $2.5 billion project

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 15, 2014

Illinois Tollway opens new interchange as part of $2.5 billion project

The Illinois Tollway opened a new ramp connecting Irene Road to the eastbound Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) in Belvidere on Sept. 12 as part of the I-90 Rebuilding and Widening Project. This work is part of the project that will ...

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High school students developing designs to combat tired driving

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 25, 2014

High school students developing designs to combat tired driving

Calling all high school students! If you have a knack for art or just like creating artwork, now is the chance to help out a good cause and display your talents. The Illinois Tollway, Blick Art Materials and CBRE, commercial real ...

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Park & Ride facilities coming to Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90)

Brian Ethridge - Aug 06, 2014

Park & Ride facilities coming to Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90)

The Illinois Tollway and Pace will partner to build Park and Ride facilities on Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) in coordination with the Tollway's $2.5 billion I-90 rebuilding and widening project. “This major infrastructure project will help drive economic development throughout ...

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State agencies focus on travelers for July 4th weekend

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 03, 2014

State agencies focus on travelers for July 4th weekend

With many highway work zones closing for the long weekend, some state agencies are turning their focus to safety and ease of travel for drivers. The Illinois Tollway is putting a major focus on child safety this weekend. The agency suggests ...

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PHOTOS: Illinois Tollway names bridge after Medal of Honor recipient Allen J. Lynch

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 03, 2014

PHOTOS: Illinois Tollway names bridge after Medal of Honor recipient Allen J. Lynch

The Illinois Tollway this week recognized Medal of Honor recipient Allen J. Lynch by naming the bridge over the Tri-State Tollway (I-94) after him. Illinois Tollway Executive Director Kristi Lafleur, state officials and military veterans gathered on Wednesday for the unveiling ...

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4 states announce major project developments

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 27, 2014

4 states announce major project developments

Four states have announced major developments in transportation projects this week. Projects in Montana, North Carolina, Illinois and Arkansas were pushed forward, with most receiving a significant amount of funds. Montana A $15.6 million reconstruction project is underway on the notoriously dangerous Highway ...

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Illinois Tollway seeks to award $100 million in contracts

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 14, 2014

Illinois Tollway seeks to award $100 million in contracts

The Illinois Tollway is looking to award 19 contracts worth about $100 million to provide design, construction management, geotechnical and materials engineering services for the agency’s 15-year, $12 billion capital program Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future, the ...

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Illinois Tollway launches translation feature for seven more languages on its website

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 14, 2014

Illinois Tollway launches translation feature for seven more languages on its website

The Illinois Tollway has become an agency of many tongues. Related: Illinois Tollway refinances Series 2005A bonds, anticipates $44 million in savings It launched a new feature Thursday on its website that now allows users to see select information about the Tollway system ...

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VIDEO: Illinois launches ‘Drop It and Drive’ campaign to educate drivers about new hand-held cell phone ban

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 11, 2014

VIDEO: Illinois launches ‘Drop It and Drive’ campaign to educate drivers about new hand-held cell phone ban

Drivers in Illinois caught using using a cellphone without a hands-free device (except in an emergency) such as speakerphone or headsets that feature voice-activated or one-digit dialing are ticketed and fined from $75 up to $150 for repeat offenses, with ...

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Illinois Tollway implements remote-controlled camera lens cleaning system

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 18, 2014

Illinois Tollway implements remote-controlled camera lens cleaning system

One agency is improving its toll collections by simply keeping its cameras cleaner. The Illinois Tollway has implemented a new remote-controlled camera lens cleaning system, WLS-TV reports. The system -- a first in the U.S. -- features a power washer with jet ...

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