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IDOT: Call the Right Play for the Super Bowl

Football fans across the country will celebrate America’s most watched national sporting event this Sunday. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) reminds you there is only one right play – pass your keys to a sober driver if you plan... Read More.

A Year of Progress at IDOT in 2016

The Illinois Department of Transportation, under the leadership of Governor Bruce Rauner and Secretary Randy Blankenhorn, continued to strengthen the state’s status as the transportation hub of North America in 2016. The progress touched every mode of transportation and included new, innovative approaches to... Read More.

IDOT: A New Year’s Resolution to Drive Sober, Buckle Up

As 2016 comes to an end, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Illinois State Police (ISP) and nearly 200 law enforcement agencies across the state are making a final push to keep traffic fatalities down during the New Year’s holiday weekend. This collaborative effort... Read More.

IDOT 20th Annual International Walk to School Day

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is encouraging schools throughout the state to participate in the 20thAnnual International Walk to School Day on Oct. 5. Launched in 2000, International Walk to School Day is an opportunity for schools to promote... Read More.

IDOT Hiring in Preparation of Winter Weather

The Illinois Department of Transportation is in the process of hiring temporary help to assist with snow-and-ice removal throughout Illinois this winter. These seasonal employees will be hired on a full-time and an on-call basis. The department's annual "snowbird" program requires employees to promptly respond... Read More.

IDOT: Don’t Spend Labor Day Weekend in Jail

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), the Illinois State Police (ISP) and nearly 200 local Illinois law enforcement agencies are urging motorists to “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” this Labor Day weekend. Police will be out in force in an effort to reduce... Read More.

Stay Informed Through “IDOT in Motion”

With construction season in full swing this summer, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) encourages you to sign up for the “IDOT in Motion” email subscription service to stay informed about projects in your area.   “We are constantly striving to better connect with you, our... Read More.