Posts Tagged “Illinois Tollway”

Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control

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Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control

Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control from the American public Works Association. Illinois Tollway is one of only three agencies honored In recognition of its outstanding work during winter storms to keep customers safe and roads clear, the Illinois Tollway has received the 2021…

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Mile Long Bridge beam delivery continues in May on Central Tri-State (I-294) project

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Mile Long Bridge beam delivery continues in May on Central Tri-State (I-294) project

Mile Long Bridge beam delivery continues in May on Central Tri-State (I-294) project Beam deliveries escorted by State Police will impact travel on I-90, I-290, I-355, I-80, I-57 and I-294 Transport and delivery of bridge beams will continue in May for the Illinois Tollway’s new northbound Mile Long Bridge on the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294)…

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Illinois Tollway urges motorists not to use mobile devices

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Illinois Tollway urges motorists not to use mobile devices

Illinois Tollway urges motorists not to use mobile devices More than 9.5 million vehicles expected on the Tollway system over Fourth of July holiday The Illinois Tollway encourages drivers to make safety a top priority this Fourth of July holiday by avoiding distracted driving and to remember that, effective July 1, the use of any…

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Governor Pritzker needs a reboot on his tax plan

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Governor Pritzker needs a reboot on his tax plan

Governor Pritzker needs a reboot on his tax plan Is Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker anti-women, or does he just not care about empowering women in politics? His faulty drive to replace the Flat Income Tax with the Graduated Income Tax is driven by a male arrogance and a shortsighted political strategy that spells loser across…

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Illinois Tollway to host Construction Event for potential bidders

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Illinois Tollway to host Construction Event for potential bidders

Illinois Tollway to host Construction Event for potential bidders Illinois Tollway to host construction event for firms interested in bidding on the mile long bridge project. February 14 pre-bid meeting and networking event scheduled for work on the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) The Illinois Tollway will host a pre-bid meeting and construction networking event on…

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Illinois Tollway prepared for changing winter conditions

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Illinois Tollway prepared for changing winter conditions

Illinois Tollway prepared for changing winter conditions Drivers urged to reduce speed, be alert for plows and emergency vehicles The Illinois Tollway has mobilized its full fleet of 196 snowplows in response to freezing rain and snow that is expected to slow rush hour travel as it continues falling overnight and into Wednesday, creating slippery…

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Tollway contracts $83 million for professional engineering and road construction for December

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Tollway contracts $83 million for professional engineering and road construction for December

Tollway contracts $83 million for professional engineering and road construction for December Illinois Tollway awards more than $83 million in contracts for construction and professional engineering services in December. Nearly $6.3 billion invested since start of Move Illinois Program The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors today approved five construction contracts and three professional engineering service contracts…

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Sandoval, Schillerstrom, Gorman announce new jobs coming to Illinois

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Sandoval, Schillerstrom, Gorman announce new jobs coming to Illinois

Sandoval, Schillerstrom, Gorman announce new jobs coming to Illinois Access to training, apprenticeships and careers within skilled construction trades offered through the Tollway’s new ConstructionWorks program Earlier this week, Senator Sandoval was joined by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Representative Marcus Evans, Illinois Tollway Board Chairman Bob Schillerstrom and Executive Director Liz Gorman to…

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Tollway launches Construction Works program in Northern Illinois

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Tollway launches Construction Works program in Northern Illinois

Tollway launches Construction Works program in Northern Illinois Access to training, apprenticeships and careers within skilled construction trades offered through the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership Joined by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, state transportation leaders Sen. Martin Sandoval and Rep. Marcus Evans, Illinois Tollway Board Chairman Bob Schillerstrom and Executive Director Liz Gorman announced today…

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Illinois Tollway adds bad weather driving alerts to Twitter Feed

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Illinois Tollway adds bad weather driving alerts to Twitter Feed

Illinois Tollway adds bad weather driving alerts to Twitter Feed The Illinois Tollway has added inclement weather driving condition alerts to their real-time Twitter feed to help drivers keep up with changing weather conditions. Tollway tweets now offer pavement conditions along with accident, lane closure and incident reports The Illinois Tollway now is using Twitter to…

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Liz Gorman named as new Illinois Tollway director

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Liz Gorman named as new Illinois Tollway director Former Cook County Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman was appointed by Governor Bruce Rauner Thursday (Feb. 22, 2018) as the new executive director of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA), replacing Greg Bedalov who Rauner appointed in 2015. Bedalov will move to the Illinois Sports Facility…

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