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Illinois awards $106 million in contracts related to Tri-State Tollway rebuilding project

Illinois awards $106 million in contracts related to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 28, 2015

The Illinois Tollway awarded $106 million in contracts last week in order to get planning underway for a project to ...

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near Chicago

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2015

Another construction worker was gunned down on the job and in broad daylight during a home renovation near Chicago June 19. According ...

Steel beam collapses at Chicago jobsite, 3 workers survive 20-foot fall

Steel beam collapses at Chicago jobsite, 3 workers...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 31, 2014

Three construction workers in Chicago were in serious condition earlier this week after a steel beam they were working on top ...

Pets to ride Amtrak lines in Chicago

Pets to ride Amtrak lines in Chicago

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 01, 2014

Amtrak riders in Chicago, Illinois could soon start commuting with man’s best friend. Related: Teaching Dogs to Fly The company will start testing ...

Chicago DOT works around the clock to repair potholes

Chicago DOT works around the clock to repair potholes

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 13, 2014

Chicago drivers may soon experience a more pleasant commute, thanks to a new approach the city is taking toward potholes. Mayor ...

The mysterious wandering excavator of Hyde Park

The mysterious wandering excavator of Hyde Park

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 20, 2013

Recently, residents of Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, and especially pedestrians, were very surprised to hear the sounds of an excavator ...

1 World Trade Center named the tallest building in the U.S. amid controversy

1 World Trade Center named the tallest building in the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2013

It took a bit of convincing, but 1 World Trade Center will be the tallest building in the United States ...

Vomit in a cab? You’ll pay for it!

Vomit in a cab? You’ll pay for it!

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 11, 2013

The City of Columbus, Ohio’s Vehicle for Hire Board is considering fining people who vomit in or otherwise “soil” a ...

MAP-21: The good, the bad and the lessons learned

MAP-21: The good, the bad and the lessons learned

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 30, 2013

With reauthorization less than a year away, many agencies are thinking about ways lawmakers can improve the new federal bill. Four ...

10 Highways American Drivers Hate

10 Highways American Drivers Hate

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 26, 2013

Most drivers dislike something about driving, whether it’s a long commute, traffic congestion, seemingly unfair traffic lights, numerous potholes or ...

Chicago mayor proposes increased fines for motorists “dooring,” bicyclists who break traffic laws

Chicago mayor proposes increased fines for motorists...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 09, 2013

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday proposed plans to the City Council to increase fines for bicyclists who disobey traffic ...

Caterpillar 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator wins Edison Award

Caterpillar 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator wins...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 30, 2013

Caterpillar’s 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator won a 2013 Silver Edison innovation award in the Energy/Transportation category at the 26th ...

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