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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 ...

Illinois Tollway seeks design, construction proposals for $109 million in Move Illinois contracts

Illinois Tollway seeks design, construction proposals...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 09, 2015

The Illinois Tollway is seeking design and construction management services proposals for nine contracts estimated at $109 million for projects ...

Caterpillar to lay off another 170 workers at East Peoria plant

Caterpillar to lay off another 170 workers at East...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 24, 2015

Caterpillar has announced it will lay off an additional 170 workers at its East Peoria, Illinois, plant where the company ...

Illinois releases 6-year, $8.4 billion highway improvement plan

Illinois releases 6-year, $8.4 billion highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 18, 2015

The Illinois Department of Transportation plans to spend $8.4 billion on roads in the next six years, but it’s not ...

Illinois Tollway committee approves funding up to $993 million for Route 53/120 project

Illinois Tollway committee approves funding up to $993...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 16, 2015

A committee formed by the Illinois Tollway (IT) approved funding recommendations that could generate between $745 million and $993 million for ...

Illinois Tollway begins second phase of I-90 widening project

Illinois Tollway begins second phase of I-90 widening...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 09, 2015

This week the Illinois Tollway (IT) is shifting traffic on the eastern side of the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway between ...

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work zones than any other state

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 12, 2015

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse has released the latest data tally of deaths in motor vehicle traffic crashes in construction ...

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 05, 2014

Road safety is always a concern, regardless of where you live. The good news is road fatalities across the United ...

High school students developing designs to combat tired driving

High school students developing designs to combat tired...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 25, 2014

Calling all high school students! If you have a knack for art or just like creating artwork, now is the ...

PHOTOS: Tour John Deere world HQ; an engineering feat not unlike the company’s equipment

PHOTOS: Tour John Deere world HQ; an engineering feat...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 07, 2014

In 1958 Deere & Company's board of directors approving a radical and forward thinking design for it's new Administrative Center, ...

Illinois Governor signs $1B plan for road repairs

Illinois Governor signs $1B plan for road repairs

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 23, 2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a $1 billion capital spending plan, intended to create jobs and help repair the ...

Illinois Tollway to launch first ever technology test site

Illinois Tollway to launch first ever technology test...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 18, 2014

The Illinois Tollway is set to build a "living laboratory" which will serve as a unique test site to improve ...

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