Jane Addams Memorial Tollway

Beams are installed as part of the new Elmhurst Road bridge over I-90 in Des Plaines. (Photo from the Illinois Tollway)

Tollway Installs First Steel Beams For Elmhust Road Bridge

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.

04/16/2014

The Des Plaines Oasis over the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway is being torn down to widen the tollway. (Credit: CBS)

Man Conceived At Des Plaines Oasis Stages One-Man Protest Of Closure

Kevin Walters chained himself to the door of the oasis, and said to understand why, you have to go back more than two decades.

03/14/2014

A woman driving an SUV rolled off an exit ramp in northwest suburban Rosemont early Friday. (Credit: NVP News.)

SUV Rolls Off Addams Exit Ramp In Rosemont

A woman drove her SUV off an interstate exit ramp and fell several feet into an empty parking lot early Friday in northwest suburban Rosemont.

03/14/2014

Construction, generic sized image

Road Construction Might Put A Bump In Summer Travel

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.

05/28/2013

Elgin-O'Hare Expressway

Feds Give Final Approval To Elgin-O’Hare Expansion

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.

01/24/2013

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Long Grove Man Killed In I-90 Crash

A Long Grove man was killed in a six-vehicle crash Tuesday morning on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway in the northwest suburbs.

10/16/2012

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

I-90 Crash Claims Life Of Schaumburg Father

The father of two children died Sunday after he lost control of his car on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near northwest suburban Arlington Heights, officials said.

09/09/2012

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Carpentersville Woman Killed In Rollover Crash On I-90

A southwest suburban Carpentersville woman was killed Saturday morning when the SUV she was driving struck a wall on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway, then rolled over and ejected her.

08/26/2012

Expressway Traffic

Crash Shuts Down Jane Addams Tollway In McHenry County

The Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) was shut down in both directions in McHenry County Friday morning, following a serious crash.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012

(Credit: CBS)

Wrong-Way Driver Makes It Almost 10 Miles On I-90

An Illinois state maintenance worker is credited with stopping a wrong-way driver on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway.

04/10/2012

Tollway

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

Ambulance

Boy, 17, Hit And Killed By Car On I-90

A teenage boy has died after being hit by a vehicle on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway early Monday.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

I-90 Crash

Car Slams Into Wall On I-90

A car hit a wall on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway early Monday, prompting an emergency response and leading to traffic troubles.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2011

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.

10/19/2011

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Construction Takes A Holiday On The Tollways

The Illinois Tollway is suspending its temporary construction lane closures beginning Friday to accommodate the more than 7 million drivers expected on the tollway system this Labor Day weekend.

08/31/2011

Tollway

Tollway Officials Expect Complaints Over Plans To Double Tolls

Illinois Tollway officials expect complaints at a series of public hearing this month on a plan to double tolls for a $12 billion capital construction plan.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2011

Ambulance

2 Hurt, 150 Gallons Of Fuel Spilled In Jane Addams Tollway Crash

Two people were hurt, and 150 gallons of fuel ended up on the pavement, when a semi slammed into a dump truck on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway early Friday.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

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Woman Ejected From Minivan Dies In Crash On Jane Addams Tollway

A 20-year-old woman died early Monday after she was ejected from a minivan on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near O’Hare International Airport.

07/04/2011

(John Moore/ Getty Images)

Eastbound Lane Shifting On Jane Addams Memorial Tollway Begins

Tollway motorists are in for some major lane shifting in the Elgin area as the road’s big reconstruction project continues.

06/08/2011

(Credit: CBS)

Seven Hurt In I-90 Crash

A van crashed on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near Elgin Saturday morning, sending seven people to hospitals.

05/28/2011

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