CHICAGO | Center Avenue in Harvey and a Flossmoor Road viaduct that provides access to a Metra station will be improved under two measures approved Wednesday by the Cook County Board.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council awarded a contract for the city's sidewalk and concrete program that will oversee repairs across the south suburban community.
SAUK VILLAGE | Village officials said Tuesday they are hopeful construction work being done on Jeffrey and Peterson avenues will be complete by mid-September.
SAUK VILLAGE | Municipal officials said they want to get a U.S. Transportation Department designation for a stretch of 223rd Street so future repairs could be covered by the federal government.
LYNWOOD | As a thunderstorm moved in Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Pat Quinn and dozens of state and local officials gathered to break ground for a $29.6 million major grade separation of the Canadian National tracks along U.S. 30.
CHICAGO | Cook County officials said work will proceed in 2015 on a pair of projects meant to repair or build business-oriented roads in suburban Harvey and Lynwood.
CALUMET CITY | Officials are looking for properties in need of maintenance for an annual citywide sidewalk and gutter improvement project in Calumet City.
CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn signed an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan on Tuesday intended to create jobs and help repair and improve Illinois roads and bridges after a harsh winter.
Gov. Pat Quinn, surrounded by workers, holds up an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan intended to create jobs and help repair Illinois roads and bridges after a harsh winter, during a signing ceremony Tuesday in Chicago.
SAUK VILLAGE | Al Ronan, a former state legislator-turned-lobbyist, informed village officials Tuesday they will receive some $385,000 in grants that will pay for repairs to local roads and parks.
CRETE | Motorists driving along Exchange Street or passing through the railroad crossing at Old Monee Road will have to adapt to alternate routes beginning Monday.
CALUMET CITY | Construction crews doing work to improve the intersection of River Oaks Drive and Torrence Avenue near River Oaks Shopping Center will begin July 7, with work running through mid-November.
LYNWOOD | Construction on a bridge over Canadian National railroad tracks on U.S. 30 in Lynwood is set to begin this year, officials said in a meeting Tuesday.
MUNSTER | Before the expected traffic snarls associated with the Calumet Avenue/45th Street underpass project commence next year, drivers will be inconvenienced by a shutdown of the Canadian National Railway crossing at White Oak Avenue.
CRETE | The Village Board recently approved a resolution to receive about $250,000 in Motor Fuel Tax funds to help pay the cost of maintaining local streets.
More than $1.2 million will be provided by the state to area municipalities to help them cover the cost of repairs needed on local streets.
CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will use a keynote address Thursday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to promote the idea of courting private investors to bankroll infrastructure projects in return for a share of the profits.
LANSING | The Village Board awarded a contract to a Bridgeview-based firm to do the first phase of maintenance and repairs to the levee that keeps the Little Calumet River from overflowing into Lansing.
SPRINGFIELD | Motorists could pay higher taxes at the fuel pump in order to ensure Illinois roads don't fall into disrepair under a plan floated Tuesday by a coalition of business and labor groups.
CALUMET CITY | The three members of the Illinois House of Representatives who represent this suburb confirmed to Calumet City officials they will receive $2.5 million in state funds this year for repairs to State Street and River Oaks Drive.
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