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.
Joliet Bridge Still Showing 'Permanent Deformation' Worrying EngineersThe long term plan would be to replace this bridge but funding is still an issue.
IDOT Announces Effort To Fix Expressway Potholes The Illinois Department of Transportation announced the start of pothole patching operations.
Joliet Mayor Asks For Plan To Repair Interstate 80 BridgeJoliet Mayor Bob O'Dekirk said he would take safety measures if state and federal officials fail to improve the bridge's "serious structural weaknesses."
Community Concerned After Rusted Street Light CollapseIt seems like street lights would make a neighborhood safer, but when they're old and rusty, they can be a danger.
LSD Bridge Emergency - 'Someone Caught It At The Right Time'IDOT will pony out 2.6 billion over the next six years for bridge maintenance and improvements but its own estimates, 10 billion dollars are needed.
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS: Icy Roads Expected Tonight
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS: Icy, Snow-Covered Roads Expected TonightThe snow storm that dropped nearly a foot of snow in some parts of the Chicago area Friday and Saturday has brought hazardous road conditions to northern Illinois, with accidents reported on some major roadways.