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Quinn Signs $1B Plan for Road Repair in Illinois

Gov. Pat Quinn signed an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan on Tuesday intended to create jobs and help repair Illinois roads and bridges after a harsh winter.

07/22/2014

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Martin Luther King Bridge Work Pushed Back

IDOT officials are pushing back plans to work on the Martin Luther King Bridge for an entire year.

07/22/2014

File photo of State Route 100, the Great River Road, shut down in Alton. (Photo via Grafton Facebook page)

Flooding Shuts Down Highway 100 in Grafton

The Illinois Department of Transportation have closed down 100 and set up a detour involving Route 3, Highway 109, and Highway 16.

07/09/2014

Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ill. Jobs Screened for Political Ties after Hiring

When questions arose about political hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation, Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration evaluated several jobs that already had been filled to ensure they were among the few positions where an applicant’s political loyalty and connections could be considered.

04/25/2014

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IDOT Makes Resurfacing Projects Sustainable

The Illinois Department of Transportation is taking a new direction by taking a sustainable approach to resurfacing projects.

04/14/2014

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Winter Storm Could Stall I-64 Repairs

A major road project is slated to begin Monday in the Metro East, if weather conditions allow.

02/28/2014

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Missouri and Illinois Snow Removal Budgets Dwindling

The snow and ice that have been dumped on us so far this winter is now being measured in dollars both in Illinois and Missouri.

01/24/2014

File photo of a snow plow. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

6 Car Versus Plow Accidents Reported in Illinois

If as clearing the snow and ice from Illinois roads and interstates wasn’t bad enough, Illinois plows are now dealing with impatient motorists.

01/06/2014

File photo of a snow plow. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Missouri, Illinois Crews Work to Clear Roads After Major Winter Storm

On both sides of the Mississippi River the battle to clear the roads continues, but slow, steady progress is being made, according to area transportation officials.

01/06/2014

Body Found

Body Found Along I-70 In Illinois

Discovery made by IDOT employees in area about 120 miles southeast of Springfield.

10/20/2013

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