Illinois Launches Testing Program For Autonomous VehiclesThe Illinois Department of Transportation has begun a statewide initiative among multiple government agencies to develop a testing program for connected and autonomous vehicles.
Three Dozen Shootings Reported On Illinois Highways So Far In 2018A shooting on Interstate 57 Monday night left two men dead and another person injured. The incident, in Calumet Park, happened about six miles from another I-57 shooting about a week ago in Markham that injured three people.
Cumberland Flyover To Open Thursday“The Cumberland Flyover brings relief to one of the most congested points in the Chicago region."
Dangerous Stretch Of I-80 Could See ImprovementsInterstate I-80 in Will County is the subject of many frustrations for motorists, who encounter regular traffic backups and accidents.
Sunday Lane Closures Planned For Congress ParkwayIntermittent lane closures at Congress Parkway and I-290 are expected to cause some traffic delays over the weekend.
Ramp Closures On Outbound Dan Ryan To Start May 15The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that extended ramp closures will take place on the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway (southbound Interstate 90/94) beginning Tuesday, May 15.
Intersection Improvement Project Begins at U.S. 30 and 119th Street in PlainfieldThe Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that an intersection improvement project will take place on U.S. 30 and 119th Street, in Plainfield, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, April 23
Mannheim Road in Melrose Park Closing for RepairsThe work is scheduled to begin, weather permitting, Saturday March 24.
Weather Swings Creating Problems On The RoadsChicago-area commuters could face a number of challenges as we experience big changes in our weather.
1 Killed In Crash Involving IDOT Snow Plow In South HollandIllinois State Police responded to the two-vehicle crash at 2:41 a.m. near 159th and Woodlawn in South Holland.
State Officials Tout Redesigned Website With Road ConditionsState officials say there's a newly-redesigned website for travelers that offers the most up-to-date information on road conditions.
IDOT Could Halt Road Construction Due To State Budget ImpasseThe Illinois Department of Transportation will shut down roadwork statewide if lawmakers don’t pass a budget by the end of the month.
Businesses Worried About Plans To Rebuild 55th & LaGrange IntersectionSome businesses stand to lose parking spaces when the state rebuilds the intersection. Others could see reduced access from the roadway.
Pace Buses To Start Using Shoulders On EdensConstruction is underway on the Edens Expressway to make room for the addition of the “bus on shoulder” program, according to IDOT.
Website Offers Real-Time Data On Illinois Road ConditionsIllinois travelers may now access real-time information on road closures, construction and winter weather conditions through a revamped state website.