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How Can Illinois Pay for Roads?

It’s time for state lawmakers to put together another construction program, says Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago), and he says though it’s needed, it won’t be easy to accomplish.

03/16/2015

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Mo. Senator: Raising Gas Tax ‘Would Not Solve the Total Problem’

Sen. Kraus says he’s not likely to support a gas tax hike, and said his biggest concern is how the state is spending over $400 million a year paying back bonds.

03/10/2015

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

St. Louis Area Under Winter Storm Warning

Up to 7 inches of snow possible by Sunday evening

02/28/2015

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Light Snow Causing Some Traffic Problems

Dropping temperatures are a concern.

02/26/2015

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Winter Car Washes Prevent Damage

The return of snow in the forecast means the return of brine and salt to the roadways, and that should mean the return of motorists to car washes.

02/25/2015

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

Wintry Mix Leaves Roads A Mess

Many area roads are snow and/or ice covered.

02/21/2015

Snow removal crew in downtown St. Louis, December 14, 2013. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Will Winter Weather Impact Wednesday Rush Hour?

It’s not the amount of snow rolling in today that has the Missouri Department of Transportation worried – it’s the timing.

02/04/2015

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Travel Headaches for Some Into Christmas Day

Travelers setting out for the holidays could face trouble, with anticipated Christmas Eve snow around the Great Lakes states and heavy rain expected along the East Coast.

12/24/2014

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Report: Illinois Highway System Sees Improvements After Giving Billions to Roads, Bridges

Illinois’ roads aren’t paved with gold, but compared to roads in other states, they’re pretty good.

09/24/2014

Missouri Department of Transportation workers fill a series of potholes on Woods Mill Rd. near 64/40 on March 18, 2013. MoDOT is asking people to report potholes through Facebook, Twitter or by calling 1-888-ASK-MODOT. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

After Failure of Amendment 7, MoDOT Figures Out What’s Next

A bid to provide the Missouri Department of Transportation with millions of extra dollars per year went down in flames Tuesday with the failure of Amendment 7.

08/06/2014

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