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Illinois DOT launches month-long infrastructure needs listening tour

Illinois DOT launches month-long infrastructure needs...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 24, 2015

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has teamed up with the Illinois Capital Development Board (ICDB) to tour the state ...

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 ...

Illinois Tollway to invest $1.63 billion for transportation infrastructure in 2015

Illinois Tollway to invest $1.63 billion for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

Illinois Tollway plans to spend $1.63 billion on transportation infrastructure improvements in 2015 as part of its $12 billion capital program, Move ...

IDOT revises highway improvement program

IDOT revises highway improvement program

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 05, 2014

Earlier in the year the Illinois Department of Transportation's Fiscal Year 2015 Highway Improvement Program was going to provide $1.839 ...

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

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

Posted by Amanda Bayhi 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 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 ...

VIDEO: Illinois, Oregon DOTs aim to protect workers in highway construction zones

VIDEO: Illinois, Oregon DOTs aim to protect workers in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 13, 2014

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) have each implemented new strategies to improve ...

Illiana Corridor deemed eligible to apply for TIFIA loan; Loan could finance one-third of project

Illiana Corridor deemed eligible to apply for TIFIA...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 18, 2014

Illiana Corridor officials yesterday announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) has deemed the project eligible to apply ...

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 ...

Evolving Overlays

Evolving Overlays

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 09, 2013

Thinner concrete for preserving pavements   By Gerald F. Voigt, P.E., president and CEO, American Concrete Pavement Association, Rosemont, Illinois   Concrete overlays are ...

Robotic mowers trim embankments on Illinois Tollway

Robotic mowers trim embankments on Illinois Tollway

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Aug 14, 2013

Illinois Tollway workers have begun using a robotic mower to trim embankments along the Illinois Tollway, according to a report ...

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