The American Society of Civil Engineers gave didn’t give Illinois the greatest grade when it comes to infrastructure, which isn’t surprising, considering the federal and state governments struggle to maintain America’s roads, bridges and dams.
Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.
A House-Senate conference committee begins meetings next week on Capitol Hill to try to craft a new federal highway and mass transit program. On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin came to Union Station in Chicago to collect ammunition for the Senate package.
Business and labor groups say Illinois is not keeping up its highways.
It came two and a half weeks later than average, but on Friday morning the inevitable happened.
Where are you going over the Labor Day weekend? AAA says the majority of us won’t be going very far.
Fewer people will be hitting the road this 4th of July holiday weekend.
The road signs that tout local achievements as you drive into town would have to be privately funded, under a proposal that has passed the Illinois House.
The Blizzard of 2011 will go down in history as at least the third biggest snowstorm Chicago has ever seen, but it’s not over yet.
Potholes are beginning to show up on Chicago streets. But the pothole forecast may not be as gloomy as it’s been in the past. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports on why this could be a better year for drivers.