NewsViews: Illinois Tollway
August 7, 2011 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- The Illinois Tollway Authority recently announced plans for a $12 billion construction project.
Tollway officials say the 15-year plan could create as many as 120,000 jobs and stimulate the economy by $21 billion.
Drivers would help pay for the project through higher tolls. For example, the tollway authority says I-Pass customers would pay an additional 35 cents at most toll plazas.
Joining us for this edition of NewsViews are Illinois Tollway Executive Director Kristi Lafleur and board chair Paula Wolff.
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