A new interchange in the south suburbs links I-57 and I-294 for the first time. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Interchange Linking I-57 And I-294 To Open Soon

Two Chicago area interstates that have crossed paths for years, but never before connected to each other, should finally link up at the end of the month when a new interchange opens in the south suburbs.



Email Scam Targets Motorists Who Use I-Pass

When Barbara Christopher got an email saying she owed on her I-Pass, she figured that was possible. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.


An Illinois toll booth. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Appeal Tollway Fines, Face Even Bigger Penalties

For two years, Joe Greco has been battling the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority over $57.60 in missed tolls. When he lost an appeal controlled by the state agency, his bill jumped to $3,000. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.



Couple Sues, Claims Bad I-Pass Ruined Credit Rating

A Northwest Indiana couple says the I-Pass in their rental car wrecked their credit rating and now they’re suing.



Illinois Tollway Apologizing For Bogus I-Pass Charges

You need to take a close look at your account, if you use a tollway I-PASS. Drivers with certain license plate numbers are finding they are being charged for other people’s tolls.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2012


New Policy Allows I-Pass Users To Block Tracking System

If you have been worried about your I-Pass tracking your every move, a policy change could put your mind at ease.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012


New Year Means New Tolls For Illinois Drivers

Starting Sunday, it’s going to be a lot more expensive to drive on Illinois’ tollways.



I-PASS Glitch Causes Unneeded Charges On Accounts

I-PASS users are being asked to check their accounts today after a software problem was found in the system.


Jane Addams Tollway

$607M In Capital Projects In Illinois Tollway’s Proposed 2012 Budget

The Illinois Tollway on Wednesday presented a tentative 2012 budget to its board, providing funding for the construction of the new interchange at the Tri-State Tollway and Interstate 57 as well as several other construction plans.



Toll Hike Expected To Be Approved On Thursday

The Illinois Tollway board appears ready to hike I-Pass tolls from 15 cents to 90 cents per toll on Thursday, and Gov. Quinn says that’s what’s needed for the state to have good roads.



Could Tollway I-Pass Someday Be Deemed Obsolete?

The Illinois Tollway system could be looking in the future about a day when you do not have to attach an I-Pass transponder to your front windshield to pay your tolls.

WBBM Newsradio–06/06/2011


Drivers Can Now Challenge Missed Tolls Online

If you got hit with a ticket on the tollway, but swear you paid it, someone will now listen to your beef online.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011