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.
Full List Of Bridges, Roads In Illinois Closed Due To FloodingAfter a record-setting month of rainfall in May, there are several bridges and roads that are closed due to flooding.
Police Roll Out Cameras To Catch Expressway ShootersAbout 20 federally-funded cameras with a price tag of about $500,000 have been installed on the Eisenhower Expressway with license plate readers and the ability to record and store video for 30 days at a time.
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IDOT Relies On Slow Process, Outdated Software To Resolve Road Damage ClaimsVery few drivers in Illinois get any money back when their cars are damaged on state roads, and one reason might be the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.