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Illinois Tollway awards $229M in construction, engineering contracts

April 26, 2019

So far this year, the Illinois Tollway has awarded almost $376 million of construction and engineering contracts to advance its $14 billion, 15-year Move Illinois capital program. The authority has invested $6.7 billion in the initiative since it began in 2012, creating or sustaining an estimated 68,000 jobs.

As part of the program, which is funded by bond and toll revenue, the authority is expanding access to O’Hare International Airport via improvements to the existing system and construction of new, all-electric toll roads.

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