The Illinois Tollway operates five toll roads throughout 12 counties in Northern Illinois, connecting three international airports, the nation’s second largest rail network, inland ports and seven interstates. WSP is serving as the Illinois Tollway’s required consulting engineer supporting the 15-year, $14 billion Move Illinois Program to ensure the Illinois Tollway system is in good condition while remaining an industry leader in transportation and tolling design and construction.
The Illinois Tollway is a driving force for increasing economic opportunities in the diverse communities it serves. As an economic engine for the region, the Illinois Tollway provides small, diverse and veteran businesses and individuals with opportunities to grow and succeed through training, partnerships and investments in infrastructure.
The Illinois Tollway has been a crucial economic driver for the Chicago area region for more than 60 years. By consistently delivering a safe, reliable transportation system for its customers, the Illinois Tollway continues to facilitate efficient travel for commuters and transport alike. As the Illinois Tollway’s partner, WSP raises the bar for transportation agencies across the country.
The mission of the Illinois Tollway is to provide and promote a safe and efficient system of highways while ensuring the highest possible level of service to its customers. Since 2017, WSP has helped support this mission through a first of it kind constant slope barrier system setting a new safety standard, new temporary concrete barrier, and significant design advancements.