Tollway Projects

I-294 Owner’s Representative

Balmoral Avenue to 95th Street

CLIENT: Tollway


This $4 billion project includes reconstruction and widening of 22 miles of the I-294 Central Tri-State Tollway, from Balmoral Avenue to 95th Street. OMEGA is managing all aspects of this project from planning and design through completion of construction as Owner’s Representative and Construction Corridor Manager. Scope includes coordination of proposed right-of-way, intergovernmental agreements, major utility relocations, project controls, scheduling, and communications with numerous municipalities and key stakeholders. The project includes reconstruction and widening to accommodate five or six through lanes with flex lanes in each direction through the busiest section of the Illinois Tollway System with over 360,000 vehicles per day traveling through the corridor. Major work includes reconstruction of approximately 80 bridges, including the Mile Long Bridge, BNSF bridge over I-294, the I-294/I-290/I-88 interchange and I-294/I-55 interchange. OMEGA is serving as the single point of contact for the Tollway throughout the design and construction and reporting directly to Tollway executives.