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Lanes Closed On I-294 Near Glenview After Crash With Tollway Trucks

About 2:30 a.m., a vehicle traveling north on I-294 near mile post 48.25 struck two Illinois State Toll Highway Authority maintenance trucks that were parked in the far two right lanes as roadway work was being done, Illinois State Police said in a statement.



Man Dies After Running Into Oncoming Traffic On I-294

A 27-year-old man was struck and killed by a semi truck after he ran into oncoming traffic on the Tri-State Tollway Friday night in southwest suburban Alsip.



Semi Overturned, 1 Hurt In Crash On I-294 In Alsip

One person suffered minor injuries and three lanes were closed for nearly 30 minutes during the morning rush Friday after three semi trucks were involved in a crash on the Tristate Tollway in south suburban Alsip.



Two Killed In Chain Reaction Crash On Tri-State

Illinois State Police spokeswoman Monique Bond said, according to preliminary reports, a truck rear-ended a car on I-294 near Lake Street sometime between 5:45 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Thursday.


Car Fire

Car Fire Snags Southbound Tri-State As Morning Rush Begins

A car fire snagged the Tri-State Tollway near O’Hare International Airport just as the morning rush began Friday.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

(Credit: CBS)

Lincoln Tollway Oasis On Tri-State Closed After Armed Robbery

Illinois State Police have closed the Lincoln Tollway Oasis on the Tri-State (I-294), as they investigate an armed robbery.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

Tri-State Crash

Crash Blocks 3 Lanes On Northbound Tri-State

A serious accident blocked three left lanes on the Tri-State Tollway at Roosevelt Road Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

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Work Begins Monday On Project To Link Tri-State, I-57

A massive construction project that will provide access between the Tri-State Tollway and I-57 in the south suburbs begins Monday.


Dump Truck Rollover

Dump Truck Flips Over, Spills Debris On Ramp From Stevenson To Tri-State

A dump truck full of construction debris flipped over on a ramp between the Stevenson Expressway and the Tri-State Tollway early Monday, causing major backups.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012


Tollway Reroute Project Will Mean Detours, Confusion

A major highway project in the northern suburbs will mean detours and require a hefty dose of patience.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Expressway Traffic

Man Dead After Crashing Car, Walking Into Traffic Naked

A south suburban man died over the weekend after crashing his car on the Tri-State Tollway, stripping naked, and walking into traffic.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

Tri-State Accident

Crash Shuts Down Ramp Between Tri-State, I-80

Crashes plagued Chicago area expressways during the morning rush Friday, including one that shut down the busy ramp between southbound I-294 and westbound I-80 in the southern suburbs.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn: Toll Hike Is Necessary

Gov. Pat Quinn says the steep hike in tolls coming in January is necessary to maintain and expand the system.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2011

I-294 Ramp

Project Shuts Down Ramp From I-294 To I-90

It’s a little harder to get from the Tri-State Tollway to the Kennedy Expressway now, as the ramp leading to Interstate 90 is closed for a reconstruction project.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

A semi truck hauling cattle crashed and flipped over on a ramp leading from I-80 to I-294 on May 22, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Semi Flips Over, Leaving Cows On Highway

A south suburban interstate ramp remains closed Sunday afternoon more than five hours after semi truck hauling cattle overturned — killing some of the livestock and leaving others to roam the road.



1 Dead, 2 Hurt In Tri-State Crash

A woman is dead and two other people were injured in a chain-reaction crash Friday night on the Tri-State Tollway near south suburban Markham.


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5 Hurt In Tollway Crash Near Northbrook

At least five people were taken to area hospitals following a Tuesday night crash on the Tri-State Tollway in north suburban Northbrook.


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Man Dies After School Bus Crash On Tri-State Tollway

A 30-year-old Alsip man died early Sunday morning after crashing into a school bus on the Tri-State Tollway in the northwest suburbs Saturday afternoon.



7 Injured In I-294 Crash

Seven people were injured Sunday during an auto accident on the Tri-State Tollway in northwest suburban Rosemont.