Illinois Department of Transportation

Amtrak Unsure Whether Gov. Rauner Will Cut State FundingGov. Bruce Rauner has said he wants to reduce Amtrak train service in the state starting July 1, but the Illinois Department of Transportation hasn't informed the national rail line about any cuts.
Old Canal Bridge Comes DownCrews used explosives to bring down the 53-year-old bridge.
Old Canal Bridge Coming Down SoonThe Illinois Department of Transportation is making plans for a bridge demolition in Madison County.
Illinois Interstate 255 Project Entering Final StageFor the past six months, long stretches of Interstate 255 in Illinois, from Collinsville to the Jefferson Barracks Bridge, have been limited to one-lane only. But all of that is about to come to an end.
Stan Span a Finalist in National Transportation Awards Competition The Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in St. Louis has been selected as one of 10 national finalists in the 2014 America’s Transportation Awards competition.
Quinn Signs $1B Plan for Road Repair in IllinoisGov. 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.
Flooding Shuts Down Highway 100 in GraftonThe Illinois Department of Transportation have closed down 100 and set up a detour involving Route 3, Highway 109, and Highway 16.
Ill. Jobs Screened for Political Ties after HiringWhen 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.
Lawsuit Accuses Ill. Governor Of Patronage HiringChicago attorney says Pat Quinn played politics with IDOT jobs.
IDOT Makes Resurfacing Projects SustainableThe Illinois Department of Transportation is taking a new direction by taking a sustainable approach to resurfacing projects.
Project Director: New Bridge Will Offer Relief From Old BurdensProject Director Randy Hitt says everything from surface repairs to snow removal will be simplified.
Bi-State Crews Mobilize As Temperatures Fall Below FreezingMarie Elliott with the Missouri Department of Transportation says the department had drivers out all morning spreading brine to melt down any icy spots.
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