DES PLAINES, Ill. (CBS) — Three more gas stations are unavailable Thursday on the Illinois Tollway system.
The gas stations at the Des Plaines, O’Hare and Chicago Southland Lincoln oases are closed Thursday, as work progresses to convert their adjacent stores from ExxonMobil to 7-11. There is no gas service while the swap is going on.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Coolest Day Of The Week On Wednesday
Computer systems and signage need to be changed, and machines for 7-11 products such as the Slurpee and Big Gulp are being installed. The fuel sold will remain Exxon Mobil, though.READ MORE: Waukegan School Board Votes To Rename Thomas Jefferson Middle School For John Lewis, After Suggestion Of Barack Obama Draws Objections
This is the second day of gas station closures on the tollway system. On Wednesday, the Hinsdale, Lake Forest, Belvidere and DeKalb stations were closed for the transition.MORE NEWS: Many More Sex Offenders Are Living In One Englewood Building Than First Known, Raising Legal Red Flags -- But Ex-Offenders Say They Have Few Options
Pavilion stores, restrooms and customer services at highway oases remain open.