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Highway workers recover family’s stolen heirlooms from ditch

Highway workers recover family’s stolen heirlooms...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 15, 2016

Renee and Paul Bantista never thought they'd find the old jewelry box stolen from their home back in September. But ...

Man dies in Illinois construction zone crash

Man dies in Illinois construction zone crash

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 20, 2016

A man in Illinois died over the weekend after he hit a semi truck trailer parked in a road construction ...

Illinois Tollway approves $132.4 million in construction contracts

Illinois Tollway approves $132.4 million in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Nov 02, 2015

The Illinois Tollway recently approved $132.4 million in construction contracts, bringing the yearly total for construction and engineering projects approvals ...

Construction worker pulls man from burning vehicle after Illinois work zone crash

Construction worker pulls man from burning vehicle...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 25, 2015

An Illinois Tollway construction worker is being touted as a hero after pulling a man from a burning vehicle on Friday. According to ...

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 ...

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