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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As America’s football fans gear up for one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year, the Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police are taking a timeout to spread an important safety message: Fans don’t let fans drive drunk. “Avoid the unsportsmanlike... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Transportation, under the leadership of Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn, delivered in 2017 on its commitment to create economic opportunity throughout the state by better connecting communities, improving safety and enhancing quality of life. 'With the third-largest... Read More.