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IDOT Reopening Lanes where Possible for Labor Day

The Illinois Department of Transportation is reopening roads currently under construction where possible for the Labor Day holiday to help minimize travel disruption. Non-emergency work will be suspended from 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, through 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, when construction will resume. The following... Read More.

IDOT reopening lanes where possible for July 4 travel

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that lanes in work zones will be reopened where possible for the July 4 holiday to minimize travel disruption. Non-emergency roadwork will be suspended from 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, through 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, when construction... Read More.

IDOT, ISP to Motorists: Drop it and Drive

As part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Illinois Department of Transportation is making $500,000 in federal highway safety dollars available to nearly 100 local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to step up distracted driving enforcement through April 30. “Too many drivers in Illinois... Read More.

IDOT, ISP Urge Motorcyclists to ‘Ride Smart’

The first hint of warm, spring weather is here and motorcycle riders are looking to rev up and hit the open road. To ensure rider safety, the Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police are reminding motorcyclists to “Ride Smart” before rolling out... Read More.