Shootings Continue As Plans To Install Cameras Along Illinois Expressways StallGunmen taking aim at drivers and passengers is a growing problem in Chicago.
IDOT Says Garbage Cleanup On Illinois State Highways Costs Taxpayers Over $6 Million A YearThe Illinois Department of Transportation says taxpayers shell out more than $6 million per year to clean up garbage on state highways.
IDOT In Final Weekend Of Work To Remove Montrose Avenue Bridge Over Kennedy ExpresswayThe work to tear down the Montrose Avenue bridge began in late February, as Illinois Department of Transportation crews split up the work over three weekends to minimize impact on traffic.
After Lengthy Delays, Project To Install Surveillance Cameras On Chicago Expressways Finally Showing Progress
Graffiti Plagues Jane Byrne Interchange Construction Zone, And IDOT Has A Hard Time Getting Some Of It OffAs construction projects go, so does graffiti – even in the riskiest places to tag.
While Completion Remains Far Off, Two Ramps Are Set To Open On Jane Byrne InterchangeIt’s years overdue and still far from completion, but the Illinois Department of Transportation said the pricey Jane Byrne Interchange Project will reach some major milestones in the days and weeks ahead.
Pieces Of Metal, Car Parts, And Other Debris On Expressways -- How Is IDOT Handling It?Pieces of metal and broken car parts are seen sitting on the side of busy Chicago highways.
Lynwood Neighbors Put Off By State's Plan To Take Land For Bike PathThe State of Illinois is planning a $154,000 bike path alongside a road construction project in the south suburbs – and the state is threatening to take over some private land to do it.
Victim's Mother Wants Action As State Government Gridlock Ties Up Program To Prevent Expressway ShootingsGovernment gridlock is tying up a program meant to deter gunfire on Illinois expressways.
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?