CHICAGO - Fitch Ratings on Friday revised its outlook on the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority's credit to negative as it prepares to enter the market as soon as next week with a $500 million financing that - based on current market conditions - could include $400 million of Build America Bonds.

The authority's board approved a resolution at its monthly meeting late last week authorizing the designation of a portion or all the senior-lien bonds under the Build America Bond program approved in the federal stimulus package.

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