Interstate 94, Illinois
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Interstate 94

Interstate 94 is a east-west interstate, but runs mostly north-south through Illinois. Portions of I-94 in Illinois are toll. This is one of the heaviest traveled interstates in Illinois.


Overhead sign for I-94 on NB I-57 in Chicago.


While in Illinois, I-94 is multi-plexed.

I-94 is multi-plxed with...

...Interstate 80, from the Illinois/Indiana State Line to South Holland.

...U.S. Rt. 6, from the Illinois/Indiana State Line to South Lansing.

...Interstate 90, from the Chicago Skyway in Chicago to Montrose Ave. in Chicago

...U.S. Rt. 41, from Northfield to Northbrook

...Interstate 41, from Wadsworth to the Illinois/Wisconsin State Line.
...U.S. Rt. 41, from Wadsworth to the Illinois/Wisconsin State Line


One section of I-94 in Illinois is labels the Dan Ryan Expressway. Sections of the Ryan Expy. can be 10-14 lanes wide. From I-55 (Stevenson Expy.) to the Chicago Skyway, the Ryan Expy. is divided into the "Local" and "Express" Lanes. The Express lanes stay 4 lanes wide in each direction. While the Local lanes, ranges from 2-3 lanes in each directions.


Overhead lane markers on WB I-94. (November, 2007)

A new set of BGS's for the start of the Local and Express Lanes on WB I-94. (March, 2006)

WB I-94 near the split into the Local and Express lanes. (November, 2007)

Overhead sign on WB I-94 as it nears the entrance to the Local and Express Lanes at the Chicago Skyway. (2003)

WB I-94 at the split into the Local and Express lanes at the Chicago Skyway. (November, 2007)

WB I-94 Locals at the entrance to the Express Lanes near 59th.

NB on the Ryan Expy. in the Express Lanes. (4 NB Express Lanes, 3 NB Local Lanes; 4 SB Express Lanes, 3 SB Local Lanes)

Access from the Express Lanes to the Local Lanes at 43rd Street on the NB Ryan Expy.

Interstates that I-94 cross in Illinois.

Interstate 80, (Kingery Expressway/Tri-State Tollway) at Lansing

WB I-80/94 over two miles from their split. This is in Indiana. (July, 2015)

WB I-80/94 one mile from their split. This is in Indiana. (July, 2015)

WB I-80/94 near their split. (July, 2015)

WB I-80/94 near their split. (April, 2017)

WB I-80/94 near their split. (July, 2015)

WB I-80/94 at their split. (July, 2015)
Interstate 294, (Tri-State Tollway) at South Holland.

WB I-80/94 at their split near South Holland.

A overhead sign on WB I-80/94.

WB I-80/94 near the Illinois/Indiana State line nearthe junction with I-94/I-294/IL St Rt 394. (Nov., 2007)

WB I-80/94 near Torrence Ave. This is the exit before the split of I-80/94 and the start of I-294. (Nov., 2007)

WB I-80/94 at I-294 and thier split. (Nov., 2007)

A set of overhead signs on EB I-94.

Overhead BGS on EB I-94.

The overhead signs at the splits for I-80/94/294/IL St Rt 394.

EB I-94 south of 159th St, near I-80/294. (Nov., 2007)

Another set of lane markers over EB I-94. (Nov., 2007)

EB I-94 at I-80/294; IL St Rt 394. (Nov., 2007)

A BGS on EB I-94, over two miles from I-80/294. (August, 2013)

A BGS on EB I-94, over one miles from I-80/294. (August, 2013)

EB I-94 near I-80/294. (August, 2013)

EB I-94 just before I-80/294. (August, 2013)

EB I-94 at I-80/294. (August, 2013)
Interstate 57, at Chicago.

EB I-94 near I-57/95th Street in Chicago.

EB I-94 at SB I-57.

EB I-94 two miles from I-57. (November, 2007)

EB I-94 near I-57. (November, 2007)

EB I-94 at I-57. (November, 2007)

A BGS on WB I-94. (November, 2007)

WB I-94 just after 103rd St. (November, 2007)

A set of BGS's near I-57. (November, 2007)

WB I-94 at I-57. (November, 2007)

Interstate 90, (Chicago Skyway) at Chicago.

Sign for EB I-90 on WB I-94 in Chicago.

This sign replaced the one above in late 2003.

A BGS on WB I-94. (Nov., 2006)

A BGS on WB I-94. (November, 2007)

A BGS four miles north of I-90 at the Chicago Skyway on EB I-90/94. (November, 2007)

EB I-90/94 two miles from the split of I-90/94. (November, 2007)

A BGS for the Chicago Skyway in the Express Lanes of I-90/94. (November, 2007)

EB I-90/94 one mile from their split. (November, 2007)

EB I-94 at I-90. (November, 2007)

A BGS for I-90 on EB I-90/94 four miles from the interchange. (January, 2016)

A BGS for I-90 on EB I-90/94 two miles from the interchange. (January, 2016)

A BGS for I-90 on EB I-90/94 one mile from the interchange. (January, 2016)

A BGS for I-90 on EB I-90/94. (January, 2016)

EB I-90/94 near I-90. (January, 2016)

EB I-90/94 before I-90. (January, 2016)

EB I-90/94 at I-90. (January, 2016)

Interstate 55, (Stevenson Expressway) at Chicago.

A BGS on WB I-94 Locals.

Another set of BGS's on WB I-94 Locals near 31st.

WB I-94 Locals at NB I-55.

Ramp from WB I-94 to NB I-55.

WB I-90/94 south of I-55. (November, 2007)

WB I-90/94 near I-55. (November, 2007)

WB I-90/94 at the first ramp for I-55. (November, 2007)

WB I-94-Express about two miles from I-55.

WB I-94-Express near I-55.

WB I-94/Express at NB I-55.

EB I-90/94 one mile from I-55. (September, 2010)

EB I-90/94 a half mile from I-55. (September, 2010)

EB I-90/94 near 18th Street and I-55. (September, 2010)

EB I-90/94 at I-55. (September, 2010)
Interstate 290, (Dwight D. Eisenhower Expressway) at Chicago.

The first BGS for I-290 on EB I-90/94.

The one and a half mile BGS on EB I-90/94.

EB I-90/94 at I-290.

The ramp from EB I-90/94 to WB I-290.

EB I-90/94 before I-290.

Lane markers for the interchange on EB I-90/94.

Lane markers near I-290 on EB I-90/94.

EB I-90/94 at I-290.

The ramp from EB I-90/94 to I-290.

Interstate 90, (John F. Kennedy Expressway) at Chicago.

WB I-90/94 two miles from their split. (June, 2013)

WB I-90/94 one mile from their split. (June, 2013)

WB I-90/94 near their split. (June, 2013)

WB I-90/94 just before their split. (June, 2013)

WB I-90/94 at their split. (June, 2013)

A BGS on EB I-94.

Interstate 294, (Tri-State Tollway) at Northbrook.

EB I-94, 2 miles from I-294.

EB I-94 near I-294.

EB I-94 at SB I-294.
Interstate 41, at Wadsworth.

Branches of I-94 in Illinois


Names of I-94 in Illinois

Kingery Expressway, from the Illinois/Indiana State Line to the Tri-State/Bishop Ford Freeway.

Bishop Louis Henry Ford Memorial Freeway, from the Tri-State Tollway to the Dan Rayn Expressway

Sign at the southern begining of the Bishop Ford Frwy.

Dan Ryan Expressway, from 95th Street to the Circle Interchange in the Loop.

Overhead sign on I-94 at 95th Street.

An overhead BGS on the Ohio Feeder Ramp.

John F. Kennedy Expressway, from the Circle Interchange in the Loop to Montorse Ave.

Overhead sign on EB I-290 in Chicago.

A BGS on the Ohio Feeder Ramp.

Edens Expessway, from Montrose Ave in Chicago to the Tri-State Tollway at Northbrook.

Tri-State Tollway, from the Edens Expy. at Northbrook to the Wisconsin/Illinois State Line


Toll Plazas on I-94

Edens Spur Toll Plaza, Number 24 in Northbrook. Toll=$0.50 Cars with I-PASS; $1.00 Cars with Cash.

The warning sign on EB I-94. (Nov., 2005)

Lane markers on EB I-94 for the Edens Spur Toll Plaza. (Nov., 2005)

Another set of lane markers on EB I-94. (Nov., 2005)

The stop ahead sign on EB I-94. (Nov., 2005)

The plaza marker on EB I-94. (Nov., 2005)

The Edens Spur Toll Plaza on EB I-94. (Nov., 2005)

The first toll warning sign on WB I-94. (Nov., 2005)

The lane makers on EB I-94. (Nov., 2005)

Another set of lane markers on WB I-94. (Nov., 2005)

The Edens Spur Toll Plaza on WB I-94. (Nov., 2005)
Waukegan Plaza, Number 21 in Waukegan.

Toll warning sign. (Sept. 2003)

Overhead lane markers on NB I-94. (Sept. 2003)

Stop ahead sign on NB I-94. (Sept. 2003)

NB I-94 at the Waukegan Toll Plaza. (Sept. 2003)

NB I-94 one mile from the Waukegan Toll Plaza. (July, 2015)

NB I-94 a half mile from the Waukegan Toll Plaza. (July, 2015)

Lane markers on NB I-94. (July, 2015)

The stop ahead sign for the cash lanes on NB I-94. (July, 2015)

NB I-94 at the Waukegan Toll Plaza. (July, 2015)

NB I-94 at the I-Pass Lanes at the Waukegan Toll Plaza. (July, 2015)

The price chart at the Waukegan Toll Plaza. (July, 2015)

Photos of I-94 in Illinois.
Illinois/Indiana State Line to 95th Street (Chicago)
Dan Ryan Expressway (Chicago)
Kennedy Expressway-Edens Expressway
Tri-State Tollway

17 July 2017