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Illinois vehicle classes and definitions are shown, along with information to pay missed tolls.
For toll pass and electronic payment information, see the section about toll passes.
The Illinois Tollway has announced cash collections have ended permanently on the tollway system. Cash customers should simply drive through and pay via the "Pay Unpaid Tolls" option. You may also wait to receive a toll invoice. The cashless tolling takes effect immediately.
Any driver that uses a toll road in Illinois is expected to pay the toll for that roadway. Rates are set by the Tollway Board of Directors of the Illinois Tollway, a revenue-bond agency of the state of Illinois.
The Illinois Tollway system is composed of several toll roads that serve and connect the greater Chicago area with surrounding states. Those toll roads include the Tri-State Tollway, the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway, the Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway, the Veterans Expressway, and the Illinois Route 390 Tollway.
See below for additional information about toll classes and paying violations.
The Illinois Tollway has announced cash toll collections have ended permanently. Cash customers should simply drive through and pay via the "Pay Unpaid Tolls" option.
Illinois makes it possible for you to pay a toll within fourteen (14) days without incurring an invoicing fee or penalty of any kind. However, you must know which plaza you used so that you can look up the toll for that plaza.
If you used a toll road or tollway in Illinois during the last two weeks (14 days), you may pay your unpaid tolls online before an invoice is sent.
Illinois has a search to let you check your license plate against their database of unpaid tolls. You may also use this search function if you are past the 14-day grace period. Doing this, you may still avoid some fees or any penalties.
On June 25, 2020, Illinois Tollway unveiled a new toll invoicing system. This permits drivers who have unpaid tolls, and who have not paid their tolls online within the two-week grace period, to receive an invoice for their tolls. By paying the invoice, you will avoid getting a toll violation. There is a small fee for waiting to receive the invoice. Typically, this fee is only $3.00 for drivers of regular cars or pick-ups, SUVs, etc.
If you fail to pay a toll invoice, two reminders will be sent before a toll violation is issued.
You may pay your Illinois Tollway invoice online, if you wish. There is no additional fee to pay the invoice online.
If you can not or choose to not pay online, you may mail toll payments, with the proper toll form, within fourteen (14) days of the unpaid toll, or you may mail your toll invoice, if you have received one.
Mail your completed form to the following address:
P.O. Box 5382
Chicago, IL 60680-5382
REMEMBER: Payment for all tolls is required.Three unpaid tolls within a 24-month period results in a violation being issued and the possible suspension of vehicle registration and/or driving privileges.
When you use the Illinois Tollway, you may pay online, wait for a toll invoice, or use an IPass or E-ZPass Transponder.
The cash payment system has been permanently retired in Illinois. Following a successful transition in 2020, due to the COVID pandemic, the Illinois Tollway eliminiated cash toll collections.
When you pay online, you must do so within 14 days; otherwise, you will get a toll invoice with a small invoicing fee.
If you wait to get a toll invoice, you must pay it, within the specified time period, to avoid a toll violation. Three violations within 24 months could result in the suspension of your driving privileges.
Illinois uses a toll pass called IPass. IPass is on the E-ZPass electronic toll collection network. Transponders displaying the E-ZPass or IPass logo will work in Illinois.
You may use an IPass or E-ZPass issued by another state when traveling on the Illinois Thruway system. Make sure you have adequate funds in your E-ZPass account before making your trip; otherwise, you will be assessed a toll violation and fine.
This graphic provides general information about how to count the number of axles on your vehicle. See the information below for detailed information for Illinois.
The classification system in Illinois is slightly different than other states. Toll classes are grouped into two main categories: Passenger cars and Commercial Vehicles.
Motorcycles count as a car, including motorcycles with a sidecar. Motorcycles with a trailer would count two axles for the motorcycle, plus the number of axles on the trailer, to get a total.
In Illinois, these are the vehicle classifications. There are no weight or height considerations when calculating tolls.