Kristi Lafleur

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.

17 hours ago

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Tollway Boss: Route 53 Extension Not A Done Deal

Kristi LaFleur acknowledges the original estimated price tag for the Northern extension of Route 53 is nearly $3 billion.

07/18/2014

Tollway

Tollway Seeks To Shame ‘Super Scofflaws’ Into Paying Off Huge Debts

The Illinois Tollway is resorting to potential embarrassment to put pressure on businesses that routinely fail to pay their tolls.

08/29/2013

Tollway

Toll Hike Has Not Brought Anticipated Mass-Exodus From Tollways

Tolls went up in Illinois nearly a year ago, but if you think most drivers took alternate routes to avoid paying more, you’d be wrong.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

Tollway

Report: Tolls Illegally Went Toward Balancing State Budget For 3 Years

A story out Friday morning is sure to cause grumbling among those who use the Illinois Tollway system.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

Tollway

Public Hearings Coming On Planned Hike In Illinois Tolls

Illinois Tollway officials say the public will get its chance to sound off on proposals to raise the tolls to help fund a $12 billion capital construction plan.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

Tollway

Tollway Planning Higher Tolls For $12B In Projects

The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority is proposing to raise tolls in order to pay for an ambitious $12 billion, 12-year construction program.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

Illinois State Police Crown Victoria Interceptor (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Illinois State Police Looking To Save At The Pumps

Improve your gas mileage and you can save money. But you don’t have Argonne National Laboratory scientists studying how to do it for you.

WBBM Newsradio–05/03/2011