Demolition of Des Plaines Oasis Underway - NBC Chicago

    Demolition of Des Plaines Oasis Underway

    Crews begin demolishing the Des Plaines Oasis July 15, 2014, after the over-the-road rest stop on Interstate-90 closed for good in March. Tollway officials said the removal makes way for a fourth lane in each direction from O'Hare International Airport to Elgin, part of a $2.2 billion rebuilding and widening project that includes the cost of deconstructing the Oasis. (Published Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014) Crews begin demolishing the Des Plaines Oasis July 15, 2014, after the over-the-road rest stop on Interstate-90 closed for good in March. See More