IDOT Suspends Non-Emergency Road Work to Improve Traffic Flow During Holiday Weekend
SPRINGFIELD – With thousands of motorists expected to travel on state roadways over the Memorial Day weekend, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced today that roadwork will be suspended where possible this weekend to reduce congestion and improve traffic flow. IDOT is also providing advance notice of lane closures that will be in place for the holiday weekend to aid motorists’ travel plans and boost safety.
Illinois Airports Recognized by IDOT’s Division of Aeronautics for Outstanding Service
MOLINE – Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann Schneider today congratulated the “2013 Airport of the Year” award recipients. Eight Illinois airports were recognized at the Illinois Aviation Conference, held in Moline earlier this week, for their accomplishments throughout the year, including an outstanding partnership with the state of Illinois and their commitment to customer satisfaction.
2013 Click It or Ticket Memorial Day
Mobilization Kicks Off in Illinois
CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) today announced the kickoff of the 2013 Click It or Ticket mobilization, running now through Memorial Day. Young males, 18-34, represented a third of the 955 people who died on Illinois roadways last year, accounting for 317 deaths.
IDOT, Law Enforcement and Safety Advocates Launch Motorcycle Awareness Campaigns
SPRINGFIELD - For the 30th year, May has been proclaimed Motorcycle Awareness Month in Illinois as part of a statewide campaign to reduce motorcycle crash fatalities and injuries. Governor Pat Quinn, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Illinois State Police, Gold Wing Road Riders Association, and A Brotherhood Aimed Towards Education (ABATE) joined in support of campaigns to urge Illinois motorists to “Start Seeing Motorcycles” and “Look Twice - Save a Life.”