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Illinois Department Of Transportation

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Explore Illinois corridor of opportunity

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Explore Illinois corridor of opportunity

Travel south on Ill. 394 from I-80/I-294, past its merger with Ill. 1, to the proposed Illiana Expressway interchange and you’ll pass 11 distinct communities in south Cook and eastern Will counties.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Contractors line up for Illiana Expressway jobs

TINLEY PARK | Some of the largest contractors on the planet told local small businesses Thursday how they can get their own piece of the $1.5 billion Illiana Expressway project.

April 03, 2014 5:00 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: My dream of development 10 years from now

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: My dream of development 10 years from now

In May 2024, I will be celebrating my 76th birthday, surrounded by friends and family and commemorating having just shot my age at Lost Marsh. This is my fantasy; write your own.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am

IDOT to perform LED retrofit project in Beecher, Crete, University Park

CHICAGO | The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Thursday that a LED retrofit project at various intersections in Will County will begin Monday, weather permitting.

February 07, 2014 12:00 am

Bridge set for U.S. 30 in Lywnood over EJ&E rail crossing

CHICAGO | The Illinois Department of Transportation on Thursday announced it has reached an agreement with CN Railroad concerning construction of a bridge carrying U.S. 30 in Lynwood over the CN/Elgin Joliet & Eastern railroad crossing, according to a news release.

February 07, 2014 12:00 am

IDOT announces Illiana Expressway finalists

The Illinois Department of Transportation has chosen four investment teams as finalists to make final bids to design, build and operate the Illinois portion of the Illiana Expressway.

January 17, 2014 7:00 am

IDOT to inspect bridge over Little Cal River today

CALUMET CITY | The Illinois Department of Transportation will inspect the northbound and southbound bridges on the Bishop Ford Freeway over the Little Calumet River today, weather permitting.

December 28, 2013 12:00 am

5 bid teams interested in building Illiana Expressway

Five bid teams have responded to an Illinois Department of Transportation request for qualifications to design, build and operate that state's portion of the Illiana Expressway.

December 24, 2013 4:00 pm

Bridge inspections over Little Cal requires lane closure on I-94

CALUMET CITY | The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Thursday that an inspection of bridges at Interstate 94 north and southbound over the Little Calumet River is scheduled for Saturday, weather permitting.

December 20, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Much to be thankful for in Chicago Southland

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Much to be thankful for in Chicago Southland

With Thanksgiving recently passed and the holidays quickly approaching, it’s time to reflect on the many things we are thankful for here in the Chicago Southland. I am thankful for ...

December 01, 2013 12:00 am
Some question whether Daley serious about Lake Calumet Airport

Some question whether Daley serious about Lake Calumet Airport

The Lake Calumet Airport is still "dead, dead, dead," but it enjoyed a brief, meteoric rise and fall during the long, continuing battle over construction of a third Chicago area airport.

November 22, 2013 11:00 pm Related

EDITORIAL: Illiana on fast track, but long overdue

The Illiana Expressway, to be built as a toll road, has the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's* blessing and should be included in the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission's 2040 transportation plan as well.

November 13, 2013 12:00 am Related

EDITORIAL: Indiana keeps passenger service on track

Indiana took longer than other states to approve additional funding for Amtrak, but now the Hoosier State passenger service will keep going for another year. It is a move in the right direction.

October 17, 2013 12:00 am

IDOT defends $1.3B Illiana Expressway before vote

CHICAGO | Illinois' transportation secretary is defending the proposed $1.3 billion Illiana Expressway against criticism that it's a risky investment.

October 15, 2013 2:48 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Broadband project draws national attention

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Broadband project draws national attention

About a year ago, the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association attended a Broadband Communities Economic Development Conference in Danville, Va. At about the same time, we were negotiating contracts here for fiber broadband construction.

October 06, 2013 12:00 am

Proposed Main Street extension hits snag

DYER | The proposed Main Street extension project has hit a road block, and that is likely good news for Dyer residents who vehemently oppose the project.

September 08, 2013 11:15 pm

Ombudsman to help Will County landowners impacted by Illiana Expressway

JOLIET | Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow appointed an attorney Thursday to represent the interests of rural property owners who would be affected by the proposed Illiana Expressway in any dealings they may have with the Illinois Department of Transportation.

August 29, 2013 1:15 pm

EDITORIAL: CMAP disputes details, still shows benefits

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning analysis that questions the estimated costs and benefits for the Illiana Expressway needs to be re-examined.

August 12, 2013 12:00 am Related

South Holland seeks IDOT help in getting funds for sidewalk construction

SOUTH HOLLAND | The village is seeking help from the Illinois Department of Transportation to fund a sidewalk project along 162nd and 170th streets.

August 06, 2013 10:19 am
RICH JAMES: NIMBYs make false link between Illiana, Peotone airport

RICH JAMES: NIMBYs make false link between Illiana, Peotone airport

I suspect the south Lake County NIMBYs were ecstatic last week when Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill to give the Illinois Department of Transportation the power to build an airport at Peotone.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am
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