FILE – Speed cameras are aimed at U.S. Route 127, in New Miami, Ohio, Feb. 25, 2014 . Under new federal guidance issued Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, states can now tap billions of federal highway dollars for roadway safety programs such as automated traffic enforcement. They are being told that cameras that photograph speeding vehicles are an established way to help bring down rising traffic deaths. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)
Illinois is expanding the use of expressway cameras. Governor Pritzker two pieces of legislation to increase the number of cameras in certain counties, including Boone, Champaign, Grundy, Henry, LaSalle, Peoria, Rock Island, Sangamon, and Winnebago. The expansion is designed to empower law enforcement agencies to investigate criminal activities along expressways and State highways.