Construction work beginning Monday will force a two-month closure of a ramp on Illinois Route 390 in northwest suburban Schaumburg.
“This is a historic day for the western suburbs of Chicago,” Illinois State Toll Highway Authority board chairman Bob Schillerstrom said from high atop a ramp stretching over Illinois Route 390 on Friday.
A motorist fled on foot after two people, including a construction worker, were injured early Thursday when a car struck a private contractor’s vehicle along the Elgin-O’Hare Expressway.
Eighteen beams will be installed over I-90 three nights this week as part of the Elmhurst Road Interchange Project, which will be one of the first diverging diamond interchanges on the state’s tollway system.
As construction crews work to build the first western access road to O’Hare International Airport, DuPage County has been letting businesses know 127 square miles of “untapped potential” is available for development on the highway corridor.
Anette Alston, 49, was hurt in the Oct. 24 traffic crash on the Elgin-O’Hare Expressway near Irving Park Road.
Planning on driving home from a long weekend in Lake Geneva? Heading west to Elgin? Or landing at O’Hare International Airport late at night? Get ready for some heartburn.
The Illinois Tollway received final approval Thursday to construct the Elgin O’Hare Western Access Project, a $3.4 billion project to provide congestion relief projected to save drivers $145 million a year in time and fuel costs.
Grab the ice scraper, because you may need it before you head out this Sunday morning.
Icy roads and freezing rain caused an 11-car pileup in northwest suburban Schaumburg Saturday night, according to Illinois State Police.
A 44-year-old Hanover Park man was killed after he was struck by a vehicle on the Elgin-O’Hare Expressway late Monday, an accident state police are blaming on black ice.
A serious crash early Thursday prompted police to shut down busy Gary Avenue in northwest suburban Roselle.
The proposed tollway expansion plan attracted hundreds of people Friday night to several Chicago suburbs. Many like the idea despite a plan to increase toll fares
Support seems to be growing for a new tollway near O’Hare International Airport.
Tolls could double on the Illinois Tollway system, which is dealing with a $1 billion shortfall.
A five-vehicle crash shut down the Elgin-O’Hare Expressway at the height of rush hour this morning.
Planning continues to extend the Elgin-O’Hare Expressway to the western edge of the expanded O’Hare International Airport, and mass transit is a component.