Monday, December 24, 2012
Tollway officials expect 15.7 million vehicles on toll roads between Dec. 23 and Jan. 3.
The Illinois Tollway Authority provided this article: The Illinois Tollway expects 15.7 million vehicles will use the tollway system during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays between Dec. 23 and Jan. 3. On an average day, about 1.4 million vehicles use the tollway. “The Illinois Tollway wishes a safe and happy holiday season to all of our customers,” said Illinois Tollway Executive Director Kristi Lafleur. “As part of our annual tradition, the Oases will also provide late-night drivers a free cup of coffee on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.” From 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, travelers can get a complimentary cup of coffee at 7-Eleven locations at all Tollway Oases and McDonald's restaurants located at the …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
More than 8,000 participating stores — including the Romeoville locations — will offer up a free 20-oz. cup of coffee to customers on Friday.
The weekend is almost here, and if you’re in need of a Friday-morning pick me up, you’re in luck. Participating 7-Eleven stores — including the Romeoville locations at 235 W. Romeo Road, 31 Alexander Circle and 679 N. Weber Road — are offering a free large coffee to everyone who stops in between 6 and 10 a.m. on on “CofFree Day,” Friday, Sept. 28. Not going to be in Plainfield Friday morning? No problem. Coffee lovers can download the free timeRAZOR app for iPhone or Android smartphones to find a participating location near them. The free 20-ounce beverage will also get customers a free vote in this year’s 7-Election. Just choose your candidate’s cup to cast your vote in 7-Eleven’s unscientific presidential poll. In case you’re curious, …
Thursday, December 22, 2011
The Illinois Tollway will partner with McDonald's and 7-Eleven to provide customers with a free small cup of coffee on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. at each of the seven Oases to help keep drivers safe and alert while traveling.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Thursday, December 22, 2011
If you're heading out for the holidays, you might want to allow a little more time for travel. The Illinois Tollway expects 15.4 million vehicles will use the Tollway system during the Christmas and New Year's holidays between Friday, December 23, and Tuesday, January 3, 2012 — a 3 percent increase over the same period in 2010. Tollway officials were predicting the heaviest travel on Dec. 23, with a projected 1.6 million vehicles on the road. On an average day, about 1.4 million vehicles use the Tollway, according to a press release. To ease congestion and accommodate increased holiday travel, the Tollway will suspend all maintenance and construction lane closures starting at noon Friday, Dec. 23, until 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 26. Lane …