Ill. State Senator Wants IDOT, Police To Investigate Deadly I-55 Construction ZoneState Sen. Andy Manar says something has to change, and he's asking the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois State Police to figure out what to do.
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."
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 Eliminates Illinois Job Tied to Patronage HiringGov. Bruce Rauner has eliminated a state Transportation Department position that he says was central to a patronage hiring scandal.
Rauner Fires 29 from Patronage Scandal Under PredecessorsGov. Bruce Rauner fired 29 IDOT employees who were among hundreds improperly hired based on political connections.
Rauner Fires 29 From Patronage Scandal Under PredecessorsHe calls it the end of an IDOT political scandal stretching back more than a decade.
State, Local Police Team Up to Stop Holiday Impaired DrivingState authorities are teaming up with nearly 200 local police agencies to reduce fatalities this Labor Day weekend.
Before You Give a Drone, Get The RulesOne new rule is that all drones over .55 pounds need to be registered with the FAA.
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.