Illiana Expressway

Analyzing the Illiana Expressway

Chicago Tonight | October 7, 2014 12:00 Planning for the Illiana Expressway, a proposed 50-mile toll road that would connect Interstate 55 near Wilmington, Ill. with Interstate 65 in Lowell, Ind., will continue. According to the Illiana Corridor project’s website, an “outer encircling highway,” serving northeastern Illinois and northwestern Indiana […]

Despite opposition, Illiana stays in Illinois’ long-term road plans

Despite overwhelming opposition to the proposed Illiana Tollway, members of a regional transportation panel on Wednesday kept the project in its long-term plan against opponents’ wishes. The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning discussed the revisions to its regional transportation plan, dubbed GO TO 2040, Wednesday morning and will vote on […]