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Chicago Skyway | Illinois Toll Costs

  • Toll Road Name: Chicago Skyway, Illinois
  • Connecting Cities: Chicago crossing into Indiana
  • On Which Highways:  Interstates 90 and 94
  • Distance of the Toll Road: 7.8 miles 12.6 Km
  • How to pay: cash, I-Pass, E-Zpass
  • History: The Chicago Skyway Bridge was built in 1958 to connect the Dan Ryan Expressway to the Indiana Toll Road. In 2005 it became the US’s first privatized toll road. The Chicago Skyway’s main feature is its half mile long steel truss bridge built over the Calmut River. The bridge is the highest and longest in Chicago.
  • When to Use: When heading to Indiana from Chicago.
  • Discounts: Trucks receive off peak discounts from 8pm until 4am.
  • How to Use: Cash is only accepted in the CASH ONLY  lanes. These are marked on the plaza canopy signs and are the lanes located on left hand side. Only United States currency up to $100 bills is accepted. Entrances are prior to the toll plazas and in the direction you are traveling
  • 1) Eastbound:  Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/I-94), State Street, St.Lawrence Ave., 73rd Street, Stony Island, Jeffery Ave. (87th Street is no longer available
  • 2 ) Westbound: Indiana Toll Road (I-90), 105th, 92nd Street Exit ramps are located after the toll plaza in the direction your are traveling.
  • 3) Eastbound: 92nd S treet, Indianapolis Blvd. then the Indiana Toll Road.
  • 4) Westbound: 87th Street, Stony Island, 73rd Street, St. Lawrence Ave. State Street and the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/I-94).
  • Cost of the Toll Road:  Fixed variable rate based on time of day and number of Axels

Number of Axles

2

3

4

5

6

7 or More

Peak Times 4am - 8pm

$4.50 

$15.20 

$20.20 

$25.20 

$30.30 

$35.30

Off Peak Times 8pm- 4am

$4.50

$10.80

$14.40

$18.00

$21.60

$25.20

For updated price information: http://www.chicagoskyway.org/tolls/

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