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HARVEY | A bridge rehabilitation project on the Park Avenue Bridge over the Calumet Union Ditch in Harvey, Markham and Hazel Crest is slated to begin Wednesday, weather permitting, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced Monday.
CALUMET CITY | A traffic signal modernization project set to begin Wednesday will cause lane closures through mid-summer for the intersection of Burnham Avenue and River Oaks Drive.
LOWELL | State transportation officials said Thursday they will have a "real good guess" of exactly where the 47-mile Illiana Expressway will go by midsummer, as well as what crossroads will remain open and where interchanges will be.
LOWELL | The No Illiana 4 Us group plans to bring its handout maps tonight when bistate planners of the Illiana Corridor lay out theirs during a public meeting to examine specifics of the expressway that would run between Cedar Lake and Lowell.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Former Congressman David Phelps did "little work" as assistant secretary at the Illinois Department of Transportation other than to take actions that entailed "misconduct and abuse," according to an investigative report released Monday.
SOUTH HOLLAND | The Illinois Department of Transportation announced a pavement patching project on westbound Interstate 80/94/the Kingery Expressway will require lane closures from Burnham Avenue to Ill. 394, weather permitting, from 8 p.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Sunday.
The south suburbs could use the boost that a fully functional third airport would bring, but they're too late. Gary/Chicago International Airport already is operational and has a strong head start.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn seems to have put the proposed Peotone airport on the front burner again. But this amounts to fiddling while Illinois burns.
Hearings to gather public comment on three proposed routes for the Illiana Expressway are on tap this week in Indiana and Illinois.
A draft environmental impact statement laying out the recommended route for the Illiana Expressway, alternative routes and the pros and cons of each will be available to the public Friday.
LYNWOOD | With April just around the corner, construction on Joe Orr Road is set to blossom in Lynwood.
Nearly 500 people at a 5 p.m. public meeting Wednesday at Crown Point High School had their first good look at a proposed route for the Illiana Expressway, with many raising alarms for their homes and communities.
SCHERERVILLE | Town Council members have different opinions about how to proceed with Schererville's engineering firm after the Illinois Department of Transportation issued a report questioning the company's business integrity.
The Illiana Corridor Planning Group will present a narrowed list of possible routes for the proposed two-state expressway at meetings this month.
MATTESON, Ill. | Remapped routes for a proposed Illiana Expressway continued to yield many questions from Indiana and Illinois officials Tuesday.
A public task force meeting and two public hearings will take place in December to give out information and receive input on the proposed Illiana Expressway.
Municipal officials and planners put ink markers to maps Monday and began drawing routes for the proposed Illiana Expressway.
CHICAGO | Illinois Department of Transportation officials will meet with the public and elected officials Tuesday in South Holland to discuss the upcoming multiyear road program, the agency announced Wednesday.
CHICAGO | On a mundane morning late last year in Albany Park, a commuter, possibly running late or still sleepy, parked on Kedzie Avenue and began to step out of his car -- and BAM!
The most vocal supporter of a proposed south suburban airport near Peotone is publicly opposing a former colleague's apparent bid to be named head of the state's transportation department.
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