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.
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 worth of transportation projects got the go-ahead today when Governor Pat Quinn signed a major capital improvements bill.