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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 ...

4 states announce major project developments

4 states announce major project developments

Posted by EQW Staff on Jun 27, 2014

Four states have announced major developments in transportation projects this week. Projects in Montana, North Carolina, Illinois and Arkansas were pushed ...

Illinois DOT’s new Human Capital Strategic Plan aims to address skills gap

Illinois DOT’s new Human Capital Strategic Plan...

Posted by EQW Staff on Jun 05, 2014

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is aiming to address a projected skills gap with a new Human Capital Strategic ...

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn pushes to prioritize Illiana Expressway

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn pushes to prioritize Illiana...

Posted by EQW Staff on May 27, 2014

The Illiana Expressway -- a 47-mile tollway between Indiana and Illinois -- could be made a top priority in Illinois ...

Pets to ride Amtrak lines in Chicago

Pets to ride Amtrak lines in Chicago

Posted by EQW Staff 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 ...

PHOTOS, VIDEO: MoDOT employee finds a new way of transportation… skydiving

PHOTOS, VIDEO: MoDOT employee finds a new way of...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 21, 2014

With the nation’s congested highway, one woman who works for the Missouri Department of Transportation’s (MoDOT) Southeast District has found ...

Illinois governor unveils 6-year, $8.6 billion transportation investment plan

Illinois governor unveils 6-year, $8.6 billion...

Posted by EQW Staff on Apr 14, 2014

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn on Wednesday unveiled a six-year $8.6 billion construction program that aims to improve highways, infrastructure and ...

VIDEO: Mike Rowe’s “I am a Woodshop” supports protesting students whose building trades class was cut

VIDEO: Mike Rowe’s “I am a Woodshop”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 02, 2014

Recently, TV star and former host of Dirty Jobs Mike Rowe gave some national attention to a story that likely wouldn't have ...

VIDEO: Illinois launches ‘Drop It and Drive’ campaign to educate drivers about new hand-held cell phone ban

VIDEO: Illinois launches ‘Drop It and Drive’...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 11, 2014

Drivers in Illinois caught using using a cellphone without a hands-free device (except in an emergency) such as speakerphone or ...

Bomag Americas breaks ground on new North American headquarters

Bomag Americas breaks ground on new North American...

Posted by EQW Staff on Feb 06, 2014

Following an August announcement that it plans to end its Kewanee, Illinois operations, Bomag Americas has broken ground on a ...

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