Illinois Tollway activate patrols to help motorists during extreme cold

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The Illinois Tollway has activated its around-the-clock Zero Weather Road Patrols to help drivers stranded during the extreme cold.

At least 11 trucks will be available to help people on the area tollways with dead batteries, flat tires and other problems.

If you become stranded you should stay with your car and dial *9-9-9 for help.

These patrols are expected to be activated for the next couple of days.

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