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An IDOT message board displays the number of people killed in car crashes in Illinois in 2012. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM Newsradio)

IDOT To Continue Displaying Traffic Fatality Figures On Highway Signs

There were 957 people killed on Illinois roads last year and, if you drive Illinois expressways and tollways, no doubt you’ve noticed the traffic fatality counts climbing since the summer on IDOT message boards.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2013

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Several Injured In Expressway Crashes Early Tuesday

Seven people were injured during crashes on I-90 early Tuesday — just one of several accidents that police said occurred on Chicago-area expressways in the early hours of the new year.

01/01/2013

A digital billboard along the Kennedy Expressway in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

City Council OKs Mayor’s Digital Billboard Plan

The Chicago City Council has approved a 20-year deal to place 34 digital billboards on city property along local expressways and tollways.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2012

An electronic billboard. (Credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Emanuel Proposes Digital Billboards On City Property

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked the City Council to approve a 20-year deal to put up 34 digital billboards along Chicago expressways, on city property.

10/31/2012