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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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Illinois Tollway refinances Series 2005A bonds, anticipates $44 million in savings

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 17, 2014

Illinois Tollway refinances Series 2005A bonds, anticipates $44 million in savings

The Illinois Tollway has announced that it will reduce its bond principal and interest payments through fiscal year 2022 by $44 million by refinancing Series 2005A bonds. The Tollway recently issued $378.7 million of Series 2014A fixed rate refunding bonds at ...

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Illinois Tollway deploys ‘Zero Weather Road Patrols’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 05, 2014

Illinois Tollway deploys ‘Zero Weather Road Patrols’

Subzero temperatures last week started again sweeping through the Midwest and other areas as part of what has been dubbed as “Polar Vortex Part 2.” (The first Polar Vortex hit much of the country in early January, bringing temps as ...

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Robotic mowers trim embankments on Illinois Tollway

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 14, 2013

Robotic mowers trim embankments on Illinois Tollway

Illinois Tollway workers have begun using a robotic mower to trim embankments along the Illinois Tollway, according to a report from the Chicago Tribune. The $42,000 Spider ILDO2 -- the same mower the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) began using earlier ...

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Illinois Tollway seeking firms for 15-year, $12 billion Move Illinois program

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 01, 2012

The Illinois Tollway is seeking firms to provide planning, design, construction management and technical services for 12 new contracts associated with its 15-year, $12 billion capital program Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future. The contracts will provide for nearly ...

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