Reagan Memorial Tollway

Expressway Traffic

Tollway Committee OKs Plan To Increase Speed Limits, But Not To 70 MPH

An Illinois Tollway committee on Thursday recommended increasing speed limits on portions of the Tri-State, Reagan Memorial and Veterans Memorial tollways, but not to the 70 mph allowed under a new law.

03/16/2015

Expressway Traffic

Speed Limit Could Go To 60 On Tri-State, Reagan, And Veterans Tollways

An Illinois State Toll Highway Authority committee has recommended increasing speed limits on parts of three tollways.

03/12/2015

Renato Velasquez (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Injured Trooper’s Family Seeks More Serious Charges Against Trucker

The family of an Illinois State Police trooper who was severely injured last year in a crash that also killed a tollway worker has demanded more serious charges against the trucker blamed for the wreck.

01/27/2015

One man was killed in a crash involving two cars and a semi on the Tri-State Tollway early Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

One Dead In Tri-State Tollway Crash

Illinois State Police said a car crashed into the back of a semi in the northbound lanes of the Tri-=State, just south of the Reagan Memorial Tollway. A second car crashed into the back of the first.

11/04/2014

Charlotte River Shishkoff was born on the shoulder of I-88 before she was brought to Elmhurst Memorial Hospital on Tuesday. (Credit: Ray Shishkoff)

Mother Gives Birth To Baby Girl Along I-88

Ray Shishkoff was driving his wife, Elizabeth, to Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital after she went into labor, but had to pull over around 4 a.m., when it became clear she couldn’t wait.

04/29/2014

Renato Velasquez (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Trucker Pleads Not Guilty In Tollway Crash That Killed IDOT Worker

A truck driver has pleaded not guilty to charges he falsified his logbook, after a crash that killed an IDOT worker and left a state trooper in a coma.

03/03/2014

Renato Velasquez (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Prosecutors: Trucker Had Been Working 37 Hours Before Fatal Wreck

Prosecutors said a truck driver accused of causing a fiery crash that killed a tollway worker and critically injured a state trooper had been on the job more than a day-and-a-half, with less than four hours of sleep.

01/29/2014

Renato V. Velasquez. (Credit: State Police)

Driver Charged In I-88 Crash That Killed Tollway Worker

An Illinois Tollway maintenance worker was killed, and an Illinois State Police trooper was injured when a semi-tractor trailer crashed into their vehicles on the Reagan Memorial Tollway near Aurora.

01/27/2014

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Reagan Tollway Reopens After Fatal Crash Near Aurora

A woman was killed Tuesday night, when a semi and an SUV collided on the Reagan Memorial Tollway near Aurora, shutting down the westbound lanes of the tollway for more than five hours.

03/27/2013

DuPage County Sheriff Badge Graphic. (DuPage County Sheriff)

Sheriff’s Deputy Injured In Crash On Reagan Memorial Tollway

A DuPage County Sheriff’s deputy was injured Sunday morning when a woman suspected of driving drunk stuck his police car while he was changing a tire on the shoulder of the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88).

12/04/2011