IDOT Changes Mowing Patterns to Protect ButterfliesIDOT says they're changing mowing routes along interstates to help protect dwindling populations of the monarch butterfly and other pollinators.
IDOT Adds Yellow Frames to Traffic LightsGoal is to improve visibility at a distance
High-Tech Warning System Among Safety Features for 100+ MPH TrainsTrains expected to start running along upgraded STL-to-CHI rails before 2018.
Families of Workers Killed on Job Urge Work Zone Safety"I can assure you the amount of time it takes to slow down and proceed through a construction zone safely, will not take near as long as it will to recover from losing a loved one or having to live with knowing you have taken someone's loved one."
Tornadoes, Hail Cause Mass Damage in Missouri, IllinoisA tornado carried vehicles off I-55 in Perry County, and a junkyard in the area had 20 of its scrapped vehicles thrown out of the yard.
Cold Temps Worse Than Snowfall Thursday MorningSt. Louis County of Department of Transportation, says South County saw the most snow Thursday morning.
IDOT Releases First Footage of Newly Purchased DronesThe department's brand new drones took flight above Effingham, and Morton, Illinois.
IDOT Funding Hiking, Biking ProjectsThe agency has approved 33 projects to improve biking and walking paths, trails, beautify street-sides and more.
Agency to Illinois Kids: Walk To SchoolAn Illinois agency is encouraging kids to go old school and walk to school.
Rauner Wants State Jobs Review, Just Not Federal Court'sThe Republican again trumpeted getting rid of the clout-packed ``staff assistant'' position at the Illinois Department of Transportation the remaining 29 were fired last week as a ``small step in the right direction.''
Rauner Fires 29 From Patronage Scandal Under PredecessorsHe calls it the end of an IDOT political scandal stretching back more than a decade.
Plans Underway For New I-270 Bridge Over Mississippi RiverThere's no funding in place yet and actual construction is 5-6 years away.