Indiana and Illinois have signed an agreement to build the Illiana Expressway toll road, with Indiana paying $80 million to $110 million, Illinois agreeing to pay at least $250 million, and the rest of the $1.51 billion for the project coming from private investors.
The 33-page document outlines the responsibilities of each state and how the 47-mile highway will be run. The agreement specifically states the road between Interstate 65 near Lowell in northwest Indiana and I-55 near Wilmington, Illinois, 60 miles south of Chicago, will be reserved for vehicles using electronic toll devices with no option for those wanting to pay cash. The road will be a four-lane highway that could later be expanded to six lanes.
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