IDOT Among Mid America States Recognized for
Community-Focused, Cost Saving, Innovative Transportation
INDIANAPOLIS - State transportation department projects that are improving safety across all travel modes, expanding mobility for communities, reducing congestion on roadways, and providing additional transportation options, all while saving taxpayer dollars and showcasing new innovations, were today named recipients of top honors in the mid America regional America's Transportation Awards competition at the Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials 2014 annual meeting.
Governor Quinn Reminds Drivers to Take Caution in Work Zones, Directs State Agencies to Redouble Efforts to Protect Public and Workers
CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today directed the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Illinois Tollway and Illinois State Police to explore additional highway safety measures in the wake of last week’s tragedy that claimed five lives in an Interstate 55 work zone near Channahon. The Governor also urged the public to do their part to help crack down on reckless and inattentive driving in work zones throughout Illinois.
IDOT Seeks Public Input on ADA Transition Plan
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is seeking input on its draft 2014 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan to ensure the department meets the needs of individuals with disabilities.
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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