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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn pushes to prioritize Illiana Expressway

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

Posted by Amanda Bayhi 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 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 ...

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 Amanda Bayhi 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 Amanda Bayhi on Feb 06, 2014

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

Illinois Tollway deploys ‘Zero Weather Road Patrols’

Illinois Tollway deploys ‘Zero Weather Road...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 05, 2014

Subzero temperatures last week started again sweeping through the Midwest and other areas as part of what has been dubbed ...

AED names Brian P. McGuire as president, CEO

AED names Brian P. McGuire as president, CEO

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 26, 2013

Associated Equipment Distributors has appointed Brian P. McGuire as its new president and CEO. He will begin his duties January 6 ...

Beware of these 10 haunted roads in the U.S. and England

Beware of these 10 haunted roads in the U.S. and...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 30, 2013

Around Halloween each year, talk of haunted sites seems to become more prevalent. Those haunted sites may involve haunted houses, ...

House passes water infrastructure bill

House passes water infrastructure bill

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 24, 2013

The House on Wednesday night passed its version of a bill to reauthorize federal waterways spending, the Associated Press reports. The ...

Suburbs become more bicycle friendly

Suburbs become more bicycle friendly

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 15, 2013

Many young Americans are driving less than in previous years, and cities are reacting by adding more options, including bike ...

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