Illinois Department of Transportation

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Name: Illinois Department of Transportation
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Environmental groups sue to block Illiana Expressway

Leading Chicago environmental groups sued today to block the Illiana Expressway, saying action on the proposed road at the southern edge of the Chicago area has proceeded in violation of the law.In an complaint filed on behalf of the Sierra Club and Openlands ... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Quinn announces $7.5M for construction projects in Metro East

CENTREVILLE – Governor Pat Quinn Thursday announced an investment of $7.5 million for construction projects in the Metro East area.“These projects will improve traffic flow and safety in the Metro East area, which benefits everyone,” Governor Quinn said. ... [Published Alton Telegraph - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Safe Kids Winnebago County Coalition gets $1,000 grant

ROCKFORD (WREX) -The Illinois Department of Transportation has given a $1,000 grant to the Safe Kids Winnebago County Coalition to increase the use of booster seats in Rockford.The grant is one of 51 distributed throughout the state as part of the Boost ... [Published 13 WREX-TV - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Park Ridge police issue 64 tickets during first three months of cellphone ban

Drivers who fail to drop their cell phones are getting hit with fines in Park Ridge.During the first three months of 2014, Park Ridge police officers wrote 64 tickets to drivers caught talking on a handheld cellphone while driving, said Deputy Police ... [Published Park Ridge Herald Advocate - 6 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

IDOT to host public meeting to discuss US 6 Construction Projects

Press release submitted by Illinois Department of TransportationCOLONA/COAL VALLEY - The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will host a PublicInformational Open House on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, to inform the public and local businessesabout ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

City part of state bike plan

MT. VERNON — City officials provided input and comments on a Bike Transportation Plan released Wednesday by Gov. Pat Quinn.“A group of us went to a workshop on the Illinois Bike plan a few months ago,” said City Tourism Director Bonnie Jerdon. “It was ... [Published Register News - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Voiuce of the people: Stop the airport

While others are busy going about their daily lives, silently the state of Illinois' Department of Transportation rapes the farmers in eastern Will County's airport footprint. Appraisers enter our homes only to emerge after a 4- to 6-hour visit. They ... [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Light tower maintenance to affect War Memorial, I-74 Updated at 7:38 PM

PEORIA — Maintenance on light towers will delay some traffic starting at 7 a.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday on Interstate 74 and War Memorial Drive. Thursday: The right lane of westbound War Memorial Drive will be closed west of the Brandywine Drive ... [Published PJStar.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

County receives road funds

McLEANSBORO — Townships and municipalities in Hamilton County will receive $196,000 to help with critical road repairs due to the harsh winter.The funds are from the Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program, and have been released by Gov. Pat ... [Published McLeansboro Times Leader - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers propose emergency responder task force

SPRINGFIELD — The deaths of a Central Illinois firefighter and police officer could lead to a task force that would focus on decreasing fatalities among emergency responders.Hudson firefighter Chris Brown was killed March 5, 2013, while at the scene of ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Interstate 74 lane closure near Murray Baker Bridge

at 9:38 AM CDTPEORIA, Ill. – Drivers heading into Peoria on Wednesday and Thursday may want to avoid the Murray Baker Bridge.Traffic will be reduced to one lane on Interstate 74 from just east of the Murray Baker Bridge to just west of the Jefferson Street ... [Published Central illinois News Center - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Moline gives preliminary approval to donate, sell properties

MOLINE -- Aldermen gave preliminary approval Tuesday to donate or sell three city-owned properties.Sitting as the committee of the whole, aldermen voted to donate two lots -- at 335 4th Ave. and 518 4th Ave. -- to Quad Cities Habitat for Humanity.Deputy ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Apr 16 2014]

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...of Transportation is violating Illinois law by spending public funds," Howard Learner, president of the Chicago-based center, said in a statement. "Illinois state law requires CMAP's approval, which IDOT cannot legally circumvent."
...will repair a key bridge and improve traffic flow and safety in the Quad Cities area, which benefits everyone," Governor Quinn said in a release. "The project will also employ a number of construction workers, which will drive local economies forward."
"I really believe that it was my job to bring the world to my students because many of them had never been anywhere. They didn't have opportunities to do things."
"We will soon begin construction of the remaining phases of the Flood Mitigation Project," Saviano said. "We are all anxiously anticipating the benefits that will be felt throughout the community as a result of this project."

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State details what’s ahead for Route 20 [Published Elgin Courier News - 1 hour ago]
Environmental groups file suit to stop $1.3B Il... [Published Chicago Tribune - 2 hours ago]
Environmental groups sue to block Illiana Expre... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - 2 hours ago]
Quinn announces $7.5M for construction projects... [Published Alton Telegraph - 4 hours ago]
Safe Kids Winnebago County Coalition gets $1,00... [Published 13 WREX-TV - 4 hours ago]
Gov. Quinn Divvies Up $10.4 Million for Cook Co... [Published Oak Forest Patch - 5 hours ago]
Quinn Announces $7.7 Million For QCA Construction [Published KWQC - 5 hours ago]
Park Ridge police issue 64 tickets during first... [Published Park Ridge Herald Advocate - 6 hours ago]
Concerns expressed about Shiloh Station Rd. imp... [Published Belleville News Democrat - 6 hours ago]
Award-winning educator now helps teachers throu... [Published Hampton Roads Daily Press - 10 hours ago]
IDOT to host public meeting to discuss US 6 Con... [Published Quad-Cities Online - 10 hours ago]
City part of state bike plan [Published Register News - 13 hours ago]
Voiuce of the people: Stop the airport [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - 15 hours ago]
Wilber Harrison, 94, Warsaw, Ill. [Published Gate City Daily - 23 hours ago]
Freeport’s plans roll forward to get more of St... [Published Freeport Journal - 23 hours ago]
Haine, Beiser describe state's budget quandary [Published Alton Telegraph - Apr 17 2014]
Light tower maintenance to affect War Memorial,... [Published PJStar.com - Apr 17 2014]
County receives road funds [Published McLeansboro Times Leader - Apr 17 2014]
From the Village: Flood mitigation, 2-year reha... [Published Elm Leaves - Apr 16 2014]
On Top of Income Tax Hike, Pressure Building fo... [Published Heartlander Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
Lawmakers propose emergency responder task force [Published Pantagraph.com - Apr 16 2014]
IDOT to spend $25 million on I-70 near Highland [Published Belleville News Democrat - Apr 16 2014]
Governor Quinn Releases First-Ever Illinois Bik... [Published Illinois.gov - Apr 16 2014]
Hoopeston council hears water project update [Published Commercial-News - Apr 16 2014]
Illinois announces first statewide bike transpo... [Published 13 WREX-TV - Apr 16 2014]
All Aboard! [Published Legal Record Corporation - Apr 16 2014]
Interstate 74 lane closure near Murray Baker Br... [Published Central illinois News Center - Apr 16 2014]
Illinois Bike Transportation Plan Could Be a Ga... [Published Planetizen - Apr 16 2014]
City: remember to follow permit rules [Published Washington Times Reporter - Apr 16 2014]
Aldermen approve revenue-sharing payment to Riv... [Published NWI Times - Apr 16 2014]
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A design rendering of the Siemens hybrid locomotives. CREDIT: Siemens The Illinois Department of Transportation signed a contract to bring a total of 32 hybrid electric-diesel trains to the United States last month. The trains will start running by ...
Siemens Awarded $225 Million Contract for Multi... [Published EON Transportation - Mar 18 2014]
SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Siemens today announced that it has been awarded a $225 million contract to build 32 diesel-electric locomotives for the Multi-State passenger rail locomotive procurement being led by the Illinois Department ...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Siemens today announced that it has been awarded a $225 million contract to build 32 diesel-electric locomotives for the Multi-State passenger rail locomotive procurement being led by the Illinois Department ...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Siemens today announced that it has been awarded a $225 million contract to build 32 diesel-electric locomotives for the Multi-State passenger rail locomotive procurement being led by the Illinois Department of Transportation ...
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