I-290 (I-90 Jane Addams Memorial Tollway to I-355)

Apr 12, 2017

I-290 (I-90 to I-355) Congestion Scan

The Chicago region traffic congestion scans were created by averaging five minute speed data obtained from freeway loop detectors, radar, and mobile technology data. The traffic scans display average speed on a freeway corridor as a function of time of day (the x-axis) and location (the y-axis) along a freeway corridor.

Congestion Scan

I-290 from I-90 Jane Addams Memorial Tollway to I-355. Congestion Scan, 2016. Showing average speed by milepost by time of day by direction of travel.

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Crash Scan

I-290 from I-90 Jane Addams Memorial Tollway to I-294 Tri-State Tollway, Crash Scan, 2008-2012,  Showing total crashes per 100 million vehicle miles travelled by milepost by direction of travel.  

Note: the limits of this crash scan are substantially longer than the congestion scan above.

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Performance Data

Non-Holiday Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays:

East-bound I-290/IL-53

Measure 2010 2011
Free-Flow Travel Time
(Minutes)
6.21 5.96
Average AM Peak-Period
Travel Time (Minutes)
7.75 6.64
AM Travel Time Index 1.25 1.11
Average PM Peak-Period
Travel Time (Minutes)
10.75 7.47
PM Travel Time Index

1.73

1.25
AM Peak-Period
95th Percentile Travel Time
(Minutes)

13.70

7.65

AM Peak-Period
Planning Time Index

2.21

1.28
PM Peak-Period
95th Percentile Travel Time
(Minutes)

23.63

11.20
PM Peak-Period
Planning Time Index

3.80

1.88
Congested Hours

5.26

1.24

West-bound I-290/IL-53

Measure

2010

2011
Free-Flow Travel Time
(Minutes)

6.12

5.89
Average AM Peak-Period
Travel Time (Minutes)

6.88

7.06
AM Travel Time Index

1.12

1.20
Average PM Peak-Period
Travel Time (Minutes)

7.14

7.12
PM Travel Time Index

1.17

1.21
AM Peak-Period
95th Percentile Travel Time
(Minutes)

8.66

7.84

AM Peak-Period
Planning Time Index

1.42

1.33
PM Peak-Period
95th Percentile Travel Time
(Minutes)

9.71

9.27
PM Peak-Period
Planning Time Index

1.59

1.57
Congested Hours

1.76

0.49

 

About the Data

2016 scans were prepared using the RITIS system, developed by the University of Maryland's CATT Lab.  Data comes from the National Performance Measure Research Dataset (NPMRDS), a HERE dataset made available to states and MPOs through the Freight Management and Operations Program of the Federal Highway Administration.  
 

Notice: 2016 congestion scans are based upon work supported by the Federal Highway Administration under contract number DTFH-13-C-00012. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not reflect the views of the Federal Highway Administration.