CHICAGO - Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and Illinois State Toll Highway Authority officials yesterday unveiled a $1.8 billion, bond-financed plan to build new interstate-to-interstate interchanges and add bus and ride-sharing commuter lanes to the busiest stretches of the 286-mile toll system.

The authority would spend $1.4 billion to build the interchanges and $400 million for construction of the commuter lanes. The agency would repay the debt with additional revenues that would be collected from a toll increase for commercial vehicles and single-passenger cars that use the new lanes.

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