IDOT Warns Drivers Of Heavy Snow, Dangerous Road Conditions In Downstate IllinoisWhile only light snow is expected for the Chicago area Sunday night into Monday morning, the Illinois Department of Transportation had a warning for drivers in downstate counties – where several inches could fall.
IDOT Mourns Landscaping Contractor Killed By Vehicle In Mount ProspectThe Illinois Department of Transportation on Monday mourned the loss of a landscaping contractor who was struck and killed by a vehicle in Mount Prospect over the weekend.
Man Says He Got No Help After Car Was Damaged By Gravel-Spilling TruckCars were swerving as a trucker headed down the road, apparently oblivious to rocks pouring from his truck. That is what a suburban man said happened on his commute – and when he tried to get help, he couldn’t find any.
Driver Accused Of Striking IDOT Worker Could Face Tougher Penalties If Convicted Under New LawAn Illinois Department of Transportation worker was helping out a driver on the Eisenhower Expressway recently, when Illinois State Police said a drunken driver sent him to the hospital.
Gunshot Victim's Car Strikes IDOT Truck On ExpresswayA gunshot victim's car crashed into an IDOT worker's truck Sunday morning.
A Month After Governor Signed Law To Upgrade Expressway Cameras, Wait Continues For New EquipmentLegislation to help Illinois State Police catch expressway shooters was signed by the governor last month, so why aren’t upgrades to the state’s cameras in place yet?
New Law Could Mean More Security Cameras Along ExpresswaysThe cameras can be used only for firearm-related offenses or to detect roadway hazards.
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. 
Police Step Up Patrols For Impaired Drivers Over HolidayThe Illinois Department of Transportation, State Police and law enforcement agencies are teaming up to prevent alcohol- and drug-related crashes and fatalities through a ramped-up enforcement period that runs through July 8.
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.