CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation shares a common goal with Mothers Against Drunk Driving and Illinois law enforcement – to eliminate impaired driving. As the unofficial end of summer approaches, MADD, IDOT, the Illinois State Police and law enforcement agencies throughout the state... Read More.
Motorists urged to stay alert and slow down when encountering crews SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation is reminding the public that seasonal mowing operations have resumed throughout the state. Motorists should be prepared to slow down, put down the devices, avoid all... Read More.
Motorists should remain alert, anticipate slowdowns and temporary work zones SPRINGFIELD – With extreme heat dominating the forecast, the Illinois Department of Transportation cautioned motorists to be on the lookout for pavement buckling on roads throughout the state. Pavement failures or blowouts occur when prolonged high temperatures... Read More.
Measures include tougher penalties for injuries caused by texting and driving Secretary of State Jesse White and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced two new laws that took effect July 1 which establish tougher penalties for drivers who seriously injure others while... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on IL 141 of upcoming BRIDGE REPAIRS. Beginning Monday, May 18, 2020, weather permitting, there will be bridge repairs on the structure carrying IL 141 over a tributary to Cane Creek, 3.0 miles east... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on Interstate 64 in White County of an upcoming LANE REDUCTION. Beginning Monday, May 18, 2020, weather permitting, work will begin on I-64 from the Wayne-White County line to 6.5 miles east. Traffic will... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorist traveling on Illinois Route 142 between McLeansboro and Dahlgren in Hamilton County of an upcoming ROAD CLOSURE. Beginning Friday, April 17, 2020 at 6:00 P.M., Illinois 142 will be closed between Third Street in Delafield... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on IL 141 of upcoming BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION. Beginning today, (Monday, September 30), there will be bridge construction to remove and replace the structure carrying IL 141 over a tributary to Cane Creek, 0.25 mile... Read More.
Ahead of the Labor Day holiday, IDOT has announced they will open up areas closed for construction wherever possible to minimize any travel disruptions. In Hamilton County, Illinois 142, 6.3 miles north of Illinois 242, lane reductions will continue with traffic their controlled by... Read More.
A state lawmaker who supported doubling the state’s gas tax to pay for infrastructure projects said a new audit could mean some planned projects won't get funded.