IL Tollway Board Approves 88% Fare Hike to Fund Road Rehab

Members of the Illinois Tollway board approved a plan that will nearly double tolls to pay for a more than $12-billion highway construction plan. The 15-year capital project includes plans to widen and rebuild the Jane Addams Tollway between Rosemont and Rockford. It also includes a new interchange to connect Interstate 294 and Interstate 57 and other improvements.

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