Illinois Department of Transportation

New Airport South of Chicago
10:12 am
Thu July 3, 2014

IDOT Buys Bult Field, Paves Way For South Suburban Airport

Originally published on Thu July 3, 2014 6:20 am

Illinois are moving forward with plans for a major airport south of the city of Chicago. Part of that plan includes the State of Illinois owning and operating a small general  aviation airport near Monee in Will County where the long proposed South Suburban one will go. 

The Illinois Department of Transportation purchased Bult Field for $34 million.

The purchase includes 288 acres of land and a 5,000 foot runway.

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Expansion to Four-Lane
8:55 am
Fri June 13, 2014

20 Miles by 2020 - Highway 34

Construction is underway on the Highway 34 Bypass around Biggsville

Supporters are trying to take advantage of the momentum surrounding a multi-million dollar highway project in west-central Illinois.

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155 New Jobs for Monmouth
9:32 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Monmouth Attracts New Business

Smithfield Farmland in Monmouth, IL
Emily Boyer TSPR

Monmouth’s largest employer is bringing even more business to the city.

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Patronage Jobs
9:12 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Quinn Releases IDOT Documents

Originally published on Mon April 28, 2014 7:26 am

Gov. Pat Quinn's office has released 137 pages of documents related to hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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Safety on the Roads
5:38 pm
Sat February 1, 2014

Group Calls for Stricter Teen Driving Laws


The Illinois Department of Transportation reported teen driving fatalities were at an all-time low in 2013.

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