Illinois looks to convert freeways to...

Illinois looks to convert freeways to tollways

There are 2 comments on the Daily Herald story from May 7, 2012, titled Illinois looks to convert freeways to tollways. In it, Daily Herald reports that:

Years ago, drivers paid to construct the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway and Route 53 with tax dollars.

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James

Bartlett, IL

#1 Jun 3, 2012
I just wanna say is that illinois is broke are politicians in Springfield should not be getting paid they are embarrassment to Illinois I will me moving out of Illinois I'm sick with the increase in everything the state tax they just increased the tollways when they first used the tollways back forever ago it was a temporary thing that was suppose to go away but illinois decided u use that as state income to maintain the roads then tell me where is all of that money and why is there so many potholes in are streets thank you gov Quinn

Since: May 11

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#2 Jun 4, 2012
James wrote:
I just wanna say is that illinois is broke are politicians in Springfield should not be getting paid they are embarrassment to Illinois I will me moving out of Illinois I'm sick with the increase in everything the state tax they just increased the tollways when they first used the tollways back forever ago it was a temporary thing that was suppose to go away but illinois decided u use that as state income to maintain the roads then tell me where is all of that money and why is there so many potholes in are streets thank you gov Quinn
Toll dollars are supposed to stay with the tollway for maintenance and improvements

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