Traffic that often backs up on Interstate 80 would be reduced after the Illiana Expressway is built, proposed of the proposed tollway say. | File photo
The Illinois Department of Transportation is in negotiations with developers on a deal to build and operate the Illiana Expressway. | File Photo
Will County Board members Bob Howard, D-Beecher, and Jim Moustis, R-Frankfort Township, study a map of the proposed Illiana Expressay on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, during a meeting at Frankfort Township Hall. | Cindy Cain~Sun-Times Media.
Illinois Department of Transportation officials meet with Will County Board members on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Frankfort Township Hall to discuss plans for the Illiana Expressway. From left to right are IDOT's Illiana project manager Steve Schilke, Will County Board members Bob Howard and Jim Moustis, County Board Speaker Herb Brooks Jr. and County Board member Diane Zigrossi. | Cindy Cain~Sun-Times Media.