highway Moving Forward On The Illiana Tollway By Michael Puente • Dec 12, 2013 illianacorridor.org The Chicago area could be getting another highway in a few years. A Northwest Indiana planning board voted overwhelmingly to move forward on the Illiana Tollway. Step On It In 2014: Higher Speed Limit On The Way By Susan Stephens & Amanda Vinicky • Aug 19, 2013 Susan Stephens / WNIJ Drivers will be able to legally go five miles an hour faster on most Illinois highways, beginning in January. Governor Pat Quinn has signed a new law increasing the speed limit to 70 miles an hour. $1.6 billion for Illinois transportation projects By Susan Stephens • Jul 10, 2012 Jacquilyn Stephens / WNIJ $1.6 billion worth of transportation projects got the go-ahead today when Governor Pat Quinn signed a major capital improvements bill.