Illinois Tollway Board approves toll increase

On Thursday August 18th, the Illinois Tollway Board approved a $12 billion bond-financed capital plan that raises toll rates by over 87% effective January 1st, 2012.  The plan will allocate $8.32 billion for tollway improvements and $3.83 billion for new projects.  This toll increase will likely pay for construction of the Elgin O’Hare – West Bypass project.

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