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Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway | Calculate Toll Costs

  • Toll Road Name: Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway, Illinois
  • On Which Highways:  Interstate 88; crosses Interstates 290  and 294 at Hillside
  • Connecting Cities:  Chicago, Aurora , Naperville, Dekalb and Dixon.
  • Cost of the Toll Road:  Fixed variable rate based on type of vehicle, time of day and distance traveled.
  • Autos: $10.20 max for full length$5.10 min for full length with pass
  • Trucks: $37.80 max https://www.illinoisvirtualtollway.com/?ContentPane=tripcalculator
  • Distance of the Toll Road: 96 miles- 154 km
  • How to pay: E-ZPass, I-Pass, cash
  • History: Opened in 1958, the tollway was initially designated as U.S. Route 30 Toll and later Illinois Route 190.  After the 2004 death of Illinois native and former President Ronal Reagan the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority renamed the toll roadway Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway as it passes near his birthplace of Tampico and the south outskirts of his childhood town of Dixon.  The tollway portion was previously known as the East-West Tollway and this name still appears on some signs near Chicago.
  • How to Use: Tolls are paid at toll plazas along the route. Manned toll stations are found at York Road, Meyers Road, Aurora, DeKalb, and Dixon. At unattended ramp plazas tolls can only be paid with I-PASS, E-ZPass or exact coins. At all-electronic tolling ramps cash is not accepted and drivers without I-PASS/EZ-Pass will incur a $1.10 unpaid toll and are responsible for paying the unpaid toll online or by mail within 7 days.
  • Check your route here: http://www.illinoistollway.com/tolls-and-i-pass/toll-information/rates-by-toll-plaza Toll rates are based on time of day.Daytime Hours: 6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Overnight Hours: 10:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m.Note that there is no direct off-ramp access to US Route 52, Illinois Route 23, Illinois Route 25, and northbound Illinois Route 83. The tollway merges with Illinois Route 56 for a short distance.  
  • When to Use: The Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway runs east- west across North-Central and Northeastern Illinois and the I-88 is part of the Chicago-Kansas City Expressway.  Information about things to do and see along the tollway can be found here: http://www.illinoistollway.com/documents/10157/88125/ReaganMemorial_TourismGuide_FINAL_11-18-11.pdf
  • Discounts: I-Pass users pay discounted toll rates.
  • Future Plans: Major projects are planned for 2015 including roadway resurfacing between Illinois Route 251 near Rochelle and U.S. Route 52 near Dixon, as well as local crossroad bridge repairs and interchange improvements at Illinois Route 251. The Illinois Tollway will also close the Mitchell Road Bridge over I-88 near Aurora for reconstruction.

 

 

 

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