CHICAGO (STMW) – The Illinois Tollway is urging drivers to slow down and drive safely this holiday week.

Illinois State Police District 15 will be out in force throughout the holiday week to ensure safe travel on the Illinois Tollway.

All temporary construction and maintenance lane closures will be suspended from noon Thursday through 9 a.m. on Monday.

The Illinois Tollway and oases vendors McDonald’s, Starbucks and Mobil, will provide customers with a free cup of coffee on Christmas Eve from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m.

For the latest travel information before setting out on holiday trips, visit or call 1-800-TOLL-FYI.

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