Illinois Traffics Deaths Could Reach 1,000 By The End Of The YearIllinois is headed for a dubious distinction when it comes to the number of deaths on streets and highways across the state.
IDOT Not Tending To All Of Its Busted Crash BarrelsCalled “crash cushions,” the sand-filled barrels are placed around potential hazards to absorb the shock of a potential accident. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
State Will Halt Road Projects Without Stopgap Budget, IDOT Director WarnsThe threat is the latest attempt to win support for the GOP-sponsored budget pan introduced May 31.
Body Found Along I-88 In AuroraA vehicle was spotted and the body of an adult was found by an IDOT mowing crew, officials said.
2 Investigators: Woman's Car Smashed After Concrete Falls From ExpresswayBig chunks of concrete keep falling from state bridges.
Four Injured In Greater Grand Crossing Crash Involving IDOT Vehicle Four people were injured in a crash involving an IDOT vehicle early Sunday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.
Truckers Accuse Will County Of Using Confusing Signage To Entrap Them"A money-making extortion scheme" is what the Mid-West Truckers Association says is going on in Will County - with unsuspecting truck drivers targeted and ticketed for tens of thousands of dollars, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
More Snow Keeping Plows, Tow Trucks BusyAnother round of snow is keeping the plows in the Chicago area busy.
Rauner: IDOT Jobs Could Have Gone To Veterans Taking aim at one of Governor Pat Quinn's key constituencies, Republican challenger Bruce Rauner unveiled a coalition of veterans who support him on Tuesday.
Quinn: Agencies Must Follow Hiring Rules Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn deflected blame for state hiring problems Tuesday, saying agencies must follow anti-patronage hiring rules — even when the candidates are those the governor's office favors.
Illinois Inspector General: IDOT Circumvented Hiring RulesThe state's top investigator has found that the Illinois Department of Transportation circumvented rules devised to keep politics out of state jobs and improperly hired more than 250 people in the last decade, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Will Highways Become Tollways?The federal gas tax – 18.4 cents a gallon -- hasn't gone up in 20 years, even though construction costs have. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.

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