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IDOT Winter Operations Positions Still Available

The Illinois Department of Transportation is seeking workers for temporary jobs to help with snow-and-ice removal this winter in several southern Illinois counties in IDOT District 9. These seasonal positions are available for on-call work schedules. The deadline to apply is Oct. 10. The department's... Read More.

IDOT Hiring Help for Winter Operations

In preparation for winter, the Illinois Department of Transportation is filling temporary jobs to help with snow-and-ice removal throughout Illinois this winter. These seasonal employees will be hired for both full-time and on-call work schedules. The deadline to apply is Sept. 13.   The department's annual... Read More.

Eclipse Preparation Underway at IDOT

Although the sun might go missing for a little while, the Illinois Department of Transportation promises to stay active leading up to the solar eclipse to make sure traffic keeps moving and the traveling public remains safe. Carbondale is in... Read More.

IDOT: Extreme Heat Could Lead to Pavement Failures

The Illinois Department of Transportation is urging motorists to be alert for the possibility of pavement buckling on roads throughout the state in the next few days due to the extreme heat in the forecast.   Very high temperatures can lead to pavement expanding and ultimately... Read More.

IDOT Announces 2017 Airport of the Year Recipients

Six airports have been selected as winners of the 2017 Airport of the Year award presented by the Illinois Department of Transportation. The awards were presented today during the Illinois Aviation Conference in Champaign. Honored this year were Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois in Marion,... Read More.

IDOT Seeks Additional Input for Long Range Transportation Plan

The Illinois Department of Transportation is asking for additional input from the public in developing its Long Range Transportation Plan. The plan will identify policies to provide Illinois residents and businesses with innovative, sustainable and multimodal transportation solutions that support local goals and grow... Read More.