U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service

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 Planners Don’t Expect To Begin Construction Until 2015

An agreement on the toll charge has not been reached. Indiana plans to partner with a developer to build the highway as a toll road primarily for truck traffic. The highway is estimated to cost about $300 million.


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Illiana Expressway Planning In High Gear

IDOT hopes to have some final issues resolved with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, state and federal environmental protection agencies and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by the end of this month.


Billiards, Pool Table

Skokie Company Fined $150K For Exporting Elephant Ivory, Leathers

A Skokie company is paying the price for illegally exporting African elephant ivory.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

File photo of a bat. ( Credit: PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images)

Deadly Fungus Driving Some Bat Species To Endangerment

Federal biologists are studying whether they need Endangered Species protection for two bat species getting hit by the white nose fungus, which has killed over a million bats since is showed up in 2006.

WBBM Newsradio–06/29/2011