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.
IDOT officials are pushing back plans to work on the Martin Luther King Bridge for an entire year.
The Illinois Department of Transportation have closed down 100 and set up a detour involving Route 3, Highway 109, and Highway 16.
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.
The Illinois Department of Transportation is taking a new direction by taking a sustainable approach to resurfacing projects.
A major road project is slated to begin Monday in the Metro East, if weather conditions allow.
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.
If as clearing the snow and ice from Illinois roads and interstates wasn’t bad enough, Illinois plows are now dealing with impatient motorists.
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.
Discovery made by IDOT employees in area about 120 miles southeast of Springfield.