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.
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IDOT Relies On Slow Process, Outdated Software To Resolve Road Damage ClaimsVery few drivers in Illinois get any money back when their cars are damaged on state roads, and one reason might be the state’s claims database seems to be stuck in the 1990s.
IDOT Warns Drivers Of Slick Roads, Snowy ConditionsThe Illinois Department of Transportation is warning drivers of slick road conditions amid active snowfall.
1 Dead After 3-Vehicle Crash On I-80A fatal crash on I-80 west of I-57 closed all lanes and left 1 dead on Wednesday just before 9 a.m.
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.
IDOT Announces Effort To Fix Expressway Potholes The Illinois Department of Transportation announced the start of pothole patching operations.
Joliet Residents Worry 'Jenga Bridge' Won't HoldResidents who live near the Briggs Street bridge over I-80 are pleading for it to be replaced before a proposed truck stop goes in alongside it.
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."
IDOT Crews Work To Repair Overpass After Concrete Falls On Car In Oak ParkIDOT crews were on the scene Monday morning at the Oak Park Avenue overpass on the Eisenhower after ISP said a piece of concrete fell from the overpass and landed on a driver's windshield.
IDOT On Travel, Driving Safety Amid Winter StormIDOT rep. Guy Tridgell as well as CBS 2's Lauren Victory and Vi Nguyen update on traffic conditions amid the winter storm.
High Speed Rail From St. Louis To Chicago Faces More DelaysDelays in installing and testing new GPS-related safety technology kept Amtrak trains from hitting high speeds of 90 mph during 2018.
Illinois Police Increasing Patrols Over New Year's HolidayIDOT safety programs chief Cynthia Watters says six people died on Illinois roads over the last New Year's holiday and four of those were alcohol-related.