A Father's Fight For Street Safety Improvements After His 8-Year-Old Son Was Killed In An Aurora Hit-And-RunSafety improvements are being made to the streets in Aurora thanks to the efforts of a west suburban father whose 8-year-old son was killed in a hit and run just steps from a park.
Crews Begin Removing Graffiti Near Expressway RampStreets and Sanitation crews are painting over the graffiti at an expressway ramp at Harrison Street and Spaulding Avenue.
I-80 Bridges Get $848 Million For Improvements; Called 'Signature Project' Illinois Capital BillThe I-80 bridges over the Des Plaines River in Joliet are now being called the "signature project" of Illinois' largest ever capital bill, and now due to the dangers some say the bridges pose, they will be replaced.
Roosevelt Road Construction In Elmhurst Causing Danger, Damaging Cars, Drivers SayThere are a few bumps in Roosevelt Road, but one of the big ones comes with no heads up.
Overnight Lane Closures On Eisenhower Through OctoberIt'll be at I-290 near Irving Park Road (Illinois 19) and the closures will begin Tuesday night. It'll start around 7:00 p.m. and end at 5:00 a.m.
Upcoming Overnight Lane Closures On Kennedy ExpresswayThe work is expected to be finished by mid-August.
Outbound Edens Crash At Keeler Snarls Traffic Tuesday MorningA crash on the outbound Edens Expressway Tuesday morning at Keeler Avenue has snarled traffic, with the jam backed up to the Kennedy Expressway, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Is Ford City Drive Chicago's Forgotten Road?Lined with potholes, uneven pavement and other unpleasantries, Chicago’s Ford City Drive is anything but smooth.
State Schools To Receive 5,000 Tree SeedlingsThe program helps offset the loss of trees that are removed or otherwise affected by IDOT construction and maintenance work.
Reports Show IDOT Approves Only A Small Fraction Of Motorists' Damage ClaimsDrivers face the possibility of coming across road hazards every time they get behind the wheel, from poorly-maintained roadways to construction zone debris littering the roadway.
IDOT, State Police Mark 'National Work Zone Awareness Week' With #GoOrangeDayIn the wake of a series of tragic accidents on Illinois highways that recently claimed the lives of three Illinois State Troopers, state workers are wearing orange today to remind drivers to slow down.
Trash Pileup On Eisenhower Expressway May Get Worse Before Better, IDOT SaysAccording to an Illinois Department of Transportation spokesman, the unsightly spots of garbage may get worse before they get better.
Vast Majority Of Wrong-Way Drivers Are Impaired, Now A Felony In Illinois, IDOT SaysFamily, friends and police from around the Midwest will begin saying goodbye to Illinois State Police Trooper Gerald Ellis Thursday. Ellis died after a driver going the wrong way crashed head on into him.
Texting And Driving Could Run A Higher Risk Than Usual This Month, 'National Distracted Driving Awareness Month'Illinois drivers who use their phones behind the wheel could run an increased risk of getting ticketed this month, as police departments across the state plan to increase enforcement of hands-free driving laws.
Fire Shuts Down Inbound Dan Ryan Near 35th StreetNorthbound lanes of the Dan Ryan were closed Monday afternoon near 35th Street following a semi truck fire, Illinois State Police said.