Intersection Improvement Project Begins at U.S. 30 and 119th Street in PlainfieldThe Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that an intersection improvement project will take place on U.S. 30 and 119th Street, in Plainfield, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, April 23
Mannheim Road in Melrose Park Closing for RepairsThe work is scheduled to begin, weather permitting, Saturday March 24.
Weather Swings Creating Problems On The RoadsChicago-area commuters could face a number of challenges as we experience big changes in our weather.
1 Killed In Crash Involving IDOT Snow Plow In South HollandIllinois State Police responded to the two-vehicle crash at 2:41 a.m. near 159th and Woodlawn in South Holland.
State Officials Tout Redesigned Website With Road ConditionsState officials say there's a newly-redesigned website for travelers that offers the most up-to-date information on road conditions.
IDOT Could Halt Road Construction Due To State Budget ImpasseThe Illinois Department of Transportation will shut down roadwork statewide if lawmakers don’t pass a budget by the end of the month.
Businesses Worried About Plans To Rebuild 55th & LaGrange IntersectionSome businesses stand to lose parking spaces when the state rebuilds the intersection. Others could see reduced access from the roadway.
Pace Buses To Start Using Shoulders On EdensConstruction is underway on the Edens Expressway to make room for the addition of the “bus on shoulder” program, according to IDOT.
Website Offers Real-Time Data On Illinois Road ConditionsIllinois travelers may now access real-time information on road closures, construction and winter weather conditions through a revamped state website.
State Makes Last-Gasp Pitch To Build 3rd Chicago Area AirportA long-discussed third Chicago regional airport could get a final chance at becoming reality, as state officials seek a private developer to build and operate the facility.
Illinois On Pace For More Than 1,000 Traffic Fatalities In 2016According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, there have been 594 people killed in traffic accidents in Illinois so far this year. On this date last year, there had been 549 deaths.
IDOT, Amtrak Reach Deal To Keep Trains Running Without Fare Increases Amtrak riders in Illinois won't have to worry about service being cut for at least a few more months.