MARION, Ky. (AP) — A new contract has been reached to continue service by the Cave-in-Rock Ferry, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said.
The ferry connects Kentucky 91 in Crittenden County with Illinois 1 in Hardin County, Illinois, carrying some 500 vehicles daily over the Ohio River.
CHICAGO (AP) — More than 500 flights were canceled at Chicago's two international airports and Illinois State Police urged motorists to stay off roads Thursday after as much as 4 inches (10.16 centimeters) of wind-blown snow led to whiteout conditions and multiple pileups.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois will receive $1.4 billion to help upgrade its deteriorating bridges under the federal infrastructure law approved in November, the state's Democratic congressional delegation said Friday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Severe thunderstorms swept through the Chicago area and northern Illinois early Thursday with high winds that left thousands of homes and businesses without power.
The National Weather Service said several areas recorded wind gusts in excess of 60 mph that knocked down tree limbs or toppled whole trees, damaging some power lines.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Amtrak rail passenger service, significantly reduced during the COVID-19 pandemic, will resume full service on Monday.
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced last week that the full pre-pandemic schedule will return with trains between Chicago and points south and west in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Transportation is accepting applications for projects to improve public transit systems outside of Chicago.
IDOT said last week that the Rebuild Illinois capital construction program will pay for this round of projects totaling $110 million.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Interstate highway drivers in Illinois will soon see signs directing them to charging stations for electric vehicles.
The Illinois Department of Transportation says it's part of a national effort to promote autos that run on alternative fuels.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has declared a "harvest emergency" to help crop-hauling Illinois farmers compete with those in neighboring states...
BRADLEY — A nearly 1-mile section of a walking/biking path along Illinois Route 50 slated for east Bradley will be submitted for funding through the Illinois Department of Transportation.
The plan was presented to the Bradley Village Board on Monday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner's nominee to head the Illinois Department of Transportation was arrested for drunken driving in 2004.
The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers (http://bit.ly/1E4YL4Z ) reports Randy Blankenhorn failed a blood alcohol content test during a traffic stop in Sangamon County.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn's administration hired more than 60 percent of the Illinois Department of Transportation workers whose employment was deemed improper by a state ethics watchdog, a document released Friday shows.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn said Friday that he'll ask the Illinois Department of Transportation's secretary for a new review of hiring connected to a position that's been the subject of an investigative report and federal lawsuit.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Transportation circumvented rules devised to keep politics out of state jobs and improperly hired more than 250 people in the last decade, accelerating the practice under Democratic Gov.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago environmental groups filed a lawsuit Thursday to stop the proposed $1.3 billion Illiana Tollway linking northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana, claiming the Illinois Department of Transportation doesn't have authority to develop it.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A helicopter owned by the Illinois Department of Transportation has crashed in New Mexico.
IDOT spokesman Jae Miller tells The State Journal-Register in Springfield (http://bit.ly/19yjCib) that two Illinois state employees were aboard the helicopter at the time of the crash.