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Funding Infrastructure Isn’t ‘Sexy’: Illinois And Chicago Infrastructure Is Underfunded, Neglected

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.


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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

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.


Dan Ryan Expressway

Durbin Pushing For 2-Year Road, Transit Funding Plan

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.

WBBM Newsradio–05/02/2012

Road Closed

Coalition: Illinois Is Not Keeping Up Its Highways

Business and labor groups say Illinois is not keeping up its highways.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

First Snow

Season’s First Measurable Snowfall Comes At Last

It came two and a half weeks later than average, but on Friday morning the inevitable happened.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2011

Kennedy Expressway Traffic

Road Travel Expected To Increase For Labor Day Weekend

Where are you going over the Labor Day weekend? AAA says the majority of us won’t be going very far.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

Kennedy Expressway Traffic

Fewer People Hitting The Road For 4th Of July

Fewer people will be hitting the road this 4th of July holiday weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–07/01/2011

Illinois State Capitol

State Rep.: Privatize Road Signs For Local Achievements

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.

WBBM Newsradio–03/07/2011

Blizzard Photo from viewer Gary Ohm

Massive Blizzard Wallops Chicagoland

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.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2011


Pothole Forecast May Not Be As Gloomy This Year

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.

CBS 2–01/04/2011