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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.


Jane Addams Tollway

‘Smart Car’ Technology May Get Test Drive On Stretch Of Jane Addams Tollway

The pilot project will still make use of sensors in the pavement.



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.


Proposed map of the Illiana Expressway, a tollway which would connect I-65 in Indiana to I-55 in Illinois. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Illiana Gets Green Light; Awaits Federal Approval

The Illiana Expressway zoomed into the fast lane Thursday with support coming at about a 3-1 margin from the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.


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Kirk, Indiana Senator Tout Benefits Of Illiana Expressway

The proposed 47-mile tollway would link Interstate 55 in Illinois to Interstate 65 in Indiana.


Indiana State Police (CBS)

Indiana Tollway Drivers Will Get Charged For Transponder Problems

If the gate won’t go up and you have to ask for help, you’ll have to pay a fee. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.


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1 Killed, 4 Hurt In Tri-State Tollway Crash

A 39-year-old man was killed and four people were injured Sunday morning in a three-vehicle crash on the Tri-State Tollway (I-94) in Lake County near Deerfield.


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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


Report: Drivers Still Using Tollways Despite Higher Tolls

New figures show fewer drivers than expected have abandoned the Illinois toll roads since the fees nearly doubled.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2012


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


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


Report: Tollway Paid Out Nearly $4 Million In Overtime Last Year

A new report says overtime pay for people who work for the Illinois Tollway system was nearly $4 million last year.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012


Tollway Seeks To Lower Violation Fees, Win Back Fans

An effort reportedly is underway to make life easier for motorists who occasionally use Illinois toll roads.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012


Auto Traffic Down On Tollways Since Toll Hike

Passenger car travel on the Illinois Tollway decreased during the first week of the new year, since higher tolls went into effect Jan. 1.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012


Toll Hike To Become Official When Tollway Board Passes Budget

The steep increase in tolls on Illinois tollways will be official after a vote Thursday.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011


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.



Tollway Budget Passage Delayed Due To Mistake By Quinn

It took two tries before the Illinois Toll Highway Authority Board managed to legally approve its 2012 budget.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011


Tollway: 12 Workers Stole As Much As $25,000 In Tolls

At least 12 Illinois Tollway employees have either resigned or been fired for stealing more than $25,000 in tolls, including a 27-year veteran who admitted stealing $7,000 over seven years.



Tollway Board Approves Steep Toll Increase

The cost of tolls will nearly double under a plan approved by the Illinois Toll Highway Authority Board Thursday.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011


Some Support Toll Hike If It Puts People Back To Work

A few people say they will go along with higher tolls if it puts them back to work.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011