CHICAGO (WBBM) – The proposed tollway expansion plan attracted hundreds of people last night to several Chicago suburbs. Many like the idea despite a plan to increase toll fares

The $12 billion proposal would rebuild and widen 61 miles of the Jane Adams Memorial Tollway to Rockford, complete the Elgin O’Hare Expressway and build a western bypass of O’hare Airport to connect with the Tri-State and Interstate 90.

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The Daily Herald reports many at the public hearing liked the plan because it would mean job growth and reduced congestion.

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other are concerned with the cost to motorists who could see a 15 cent toll increase. Additional public hearings are scheduled for next week.