CHICAGO (CBS)– Illinois Tollway officials anticipate nearly 1.5 million vehicles will travel on the tollway system on Tuesday, Dec. 24.
On Christmas Day, officials are expecting more than 1.1 million vehicles.READ MORE: South Shore Woman Sees Police Activity After Shooting Leaves Man Dead, Only To Find Out It Was Her Own Beloved Brother
Just when you think the holidays are winding down, drivers have to prepare for New Year’s travel.READ MORE: After Witnessing Shooting On West Side, Wicker Park Woman Says Her Family No Longer Feels Safe And Is Moving From The City
As New Year’s Eve approaches, Illinois Tollway officials said 1.4 vehicles are expected and on New Year’s Day, 1.1 million vehicles are expected.MORE NEWS: Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine More Than 90% Effective At Protecting Kids
Any drivers in need of assistance while traveling during the holidays can call *999. Maintenance crews from Illinois State Police will be available to help.