Federal Highway Administration

Proposed map of the Illiana Expressway, a tollway which would connect I-65 in Indiana to I-55 in Illinois. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Environmental Groups Sue Over Illiana Tollway Approval

Illinois environmental groups have filed a lawsuit over the proposed Illiana Tollway. They claim federal approval relied on faulty information and didn’t adequately consider environmental impacts.

05/27/2015

File photo of cars on a Chicago area highway (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Feds: Illinois Highways 5th Busiest In U.S.

In 2011, vehicles traveled more than 31 billion miles on Illinois interstates. Records show I-55 was the most traveled interstate in Illinois, logging about 4.6 billion miles.

08/19/2013

The Circle Interchange joins the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eisenhower Expressways just west of downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Circle Interchange Overhaul Set To Begin

To reduce congestion, construction was launched Wednesday on a four-year, $475 million construction project, which Quinn’s office says will create thousands of jobs.

07/17/2013