IDOT http://tspr.org en Time Running Out for Roads and Bridges in Illinois http://tspr.org/post/time-running-out-roads-and-bridges-illinois <p>The Illinois legislature’s spring session is supposed to end this week, roads and bridges are deteriorating, and state and federal programs to fund construction are expiring, so an unusual coalition of business and labor proposed a plan to address the situation.</p><p></p><p></p><p>However, it’s unclear where it stands in Springfield.</p> Wed, 28 May 2014 16:22:12 +0000 Bill Knight 53947 at http://tspr.org Time Running Out for Roads and Bridges in Illinois Travel Still Dangerous http://tspr.org/post/travel-still-dangerous <p>The snowstorm that dumped several inches on Illinois has moved out of the state.&nbsp; But high winds and extremely cold temperatures are causing conditions to remain dangerous.&nbsp; Mon, 06 Jan 2014 21:06:19 +0000 Sean Crawford 46369 at http://tspr.org Travel Still Dangerous Not So Fast With 70 MPH Speed Limit http://tspr.org/post/not-so-fast-70-mph-speed-limit <p>Beginning January 1, the maximum speed limit in Illinois will increase to 70 miles an hour. But you might want to hold off on the throttle for at least a few weeks. Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:26:38 +0000 Brian Mackey 46099 at http://tspr.org Not So Fast With 70 MPH Speed Limit Biggsville Bypass Breaks Ground http://tspr.org/post/biggsville-bypass-breaks-ground <p>Ground has been broken for a 6 mile bypass near Biggsville. One of the main goals of the project is to move route 34 away from West Central High School. Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:48:16 +0000 Scott Stuntz 36163 at http://tspr.org Biggsville Bypass Breaks Ground Bridge Replacement to Begin http://tspr.org/post/bridge-replacement-begin <p>The first of two bridges north of Macomb on U.S. 67 will be replaced this construction season. They&#39;re located one mile south of the intersection with Highway 9.<br /><br />Crews will begin the $4 million project May 14th.<br /><br />Bill Lewis is the construction field engineer for the project. County Contractors, Inc. of Quincy will do the work.<br /><br />He says, &ldquo;The schedule&#39;s pretty tight for them to get that first structure done this year. So they&#39;ll jump into that right away.&rdquo;<br /> Fri, 11 May 2012 20:55:44 +0000 James Lenz 14963 at http://tspr.org Bridge Replacement to Begin