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2014 Illinois Roadway Fatalities to Date

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Driving Zero Fatalities to a Reality

At the Illinois Department of Transportation, safety is our number one priority and we stand committed to reducing the number of fatalities to zero on Illinois roadways.

Please help us by driving defensively, buckling up, putting down your cell phone, slowing down in work zones, wearing the proper gear while motorcycling, and designating a sober driver if you have been drinking.

Driving Zero Fatalities to a Reality is our message. Every life counts. With your help, we will ensure we are doing everything we can to save lives.

*Fatality data are provisional and based on information submitted to IDOT for fatal crashes occurring on all public roadways within the state. Fatalities occurring on weekends or holidays will not be included in the total until the next business day, or until such time the data can be entered.


Governor Quinn Signs $1.1 Billion Capital Construction Bill
CHICAGO - Governor Pat Quinn today signed a new state capital construction bill that invests $1.1 billion in road and bridge projects to improve transportation and create jobs and boost economic development across Illinois. The bill, which follows Governor Quinn’s successful six-year, $31 billion Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program, will deliver more than 210 projects and create an estimated 14,300 jobs. The legislation is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward.
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Governor Quinn Unveils Mandela Road in Chicago
CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today was joined by state and local officials on what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 96th birthday to unveil the newly-designated Mandela Road in Chicago. The stretch of Cicero Avenue from Roosevelt Road to West Grand Avenue will now also bear a designation in honor of the late South African President and world civil rights leader Nelson Mandela.

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IDOT Opens Lane on U.S. 54 at Louisiana, MO
QUINCY – Due to lower river levels, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) now has one lane open to traffic on the U.S. 54 Bridge into Louisiana, Missouri.

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Memorial Bridge Set to Open This Afternoon; U.S. 54 Bridge Remains Closed
QUINCY – The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will re-open eastbound U.S. 24 across the Memorial Bridge in Quincy this afternoon now that river levels have dropped in the area. However, the U.S. 54 Bridge into Louisiana, Missouri remains closed. Traffic is still being rerouted to IL-96 northbound to I-72 westbound into Hannibal, Missouri.

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Circle Interchange Project Streaming Online
CHICAGO – Want to know how the Circle Interchange reconstruction is unfolding? The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that it is now streaming a live high-definition video feed of the project at www.circleinterchange.org

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IDOT Acquires Bult Field, Major Milestone for South Suburban Airport
CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today the acquisition of Bult Field, a general aviation airport and a key component of the state’s overall plan to develop the South Suburban Airport. The purchase, which closed this week, was for $34 million.

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