Illinois Featured in AASHTO’s Research: Making Strides for Highway Safety
SPRINGFIELD – Two IDOT research projects submitted by the department as High Value Research have been featured in AASHTO’s Research: Making Strides for Highway Safety.
Incoming Storm Expected to Bring Heavy Snow and Possible Blizzard Conditions to Illinois Roadways
CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced Tuesday that snowfall expected in the Northern part of the state later tonight and into Wednesday morning could impact travel routes.
Illinois Tollway and IDOT Honored by Hispanic Business Group
for Increasing Employment Opportunities
DOWNERS GROVE, IL – The Illinois Tollway and the Illinois Department of Transportation today announced they have been honored by the Hispanic American Construction Industry Association for their work in promoting equal opportunities in the construction and engineering fields for Hispanic-owned businesses.
IDOT Kicks Off 25th Annual Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Conference: Today’s Challenge, Tomorrow’s Reward
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider today announced the start of the 25th annual Today’s Challenge, Tomorrow’s Reward (TCTR) conference at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel & Conference Center in Springfield. The two-day event offers educational workshops, networking opportunities and information on how to get Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) more work on highway construction contracts.
Governor Quinn Announces Coordinated Measures Being Taken for Extreme Weather Across Illinois
CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today announced coordinated measures being taken by Illinois state agencies to prepare for heavy snow and rainfall, along with potential flooding and treacherous driving conditions in areas throughout the state.
Statement from Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider
on Death of IDOT Worker
“We are deeply saddened by a tragic accident this morning that claimed the life of one of our Illinois Department of Transportation employees. Michael Holmes of Wyoming, Illinois was a monthly snowbird worker for IDOT and had been with the Department’s winter operations team since November 2007,” said Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider.