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.
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.
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.
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.
The Illinois Department of Transportation joined Illinois State Police and local law enforcement agencies today to honor survivors of motor vehicle crashes whose lives were saved by wearing a seat belt andto encourage all motorists to “Click It or Ticket” as we enter the... Read More.
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.
As Memorial Day approaches, the Illinois Department of Transportation and state and local law enforcement agencies are joining forces to remind motorists to wear their seat belts and avoid impaired driving. "Wearing your seat belt is the law, but it’s also a matter of common... Read More.
To help revive the shrinking populations of the monarch butterfly and other pollinators, the Illinois Department of Transportation is adjusting its mowing routine along state highways this spring and summer. The approach, part of IDOT’s overall effort to encourage green and sustainable practices in... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Transportation is seeking to purchase land from willing sellers for wetland mitigation in Hamilton, White, Saline, Gallatin, Hardin, Pope, Johnson and Massac counties as well as the eastern portion of Jefferson, Williamson and Union counties. Desired property characteristics include: • Located in floodplain... Read More.
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.