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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Road work planned on Interstate 80 in Monroe County

    Road work planned on Interstate 80 in Monroe County
    The following road work is planned on Interstate 80 in Monroe Township the week of May 24, 2015: There will be an eastbound lane restriction between exits 307 and 309/Route 209 in Stroud Township from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. May 27 for deck repair....
  • Work on new parking, rental car facility begins at O'Hare

    Work on new parking, rental car facility begins at O'Hare
    Construction on a nine-story rental car and public parking structure is underway at O'Hare International Airport after Chicago Department of Aviation officials broke ground on the site Thursday. The $4.5 million structure aims to significantly improve...
  • Watch out for drunk drivers this weekend

    Watch out for drunk drivers this weekend
    While The Baltimore Sun is helping to usher in a celebrated time of year otherwise known as summer ("Memorial Day weekend travel projected to be busiest in a decade," May 20), the next three months are also a dangerous time of year when it comes to...
  • Kendall County board pushes for Eldamain Road money

    Kendall County board pushes for Eldamain Road money
    The Kendall County Board has approved resolutions seeking more funding for expansion of Eldamain Road. The road identified as one of the county's main priorities is in the midst of various levels of work. Eldamain is seen as a major north-south...
  • Greenwood, Potter among Park Ridge streets scheduled for resurfacing

    Summer is on its way, and so is road resurfacing season in Park Ridge. Approximately 3.5 miles of city-owned streets — including two heavily-traveled roads — will undergo paving this year, beginning in early June, according to City...
  • Mayors talk new housing developments, business growth

    Mayors talk new housing developments, business growth
    Top elected officials in Green Oaks, Libertyville, Mundelein and Vernon Hills gathered May 19 to give updates on their respective towns to the GLMV Chamber of Commerce. Mundelein Mayor Steve Lentz, Green Oaks Mayor Bernard Wysocki and Libertyville Mayor...
  • Hampshire receives unexpected bill from IDOT

    The Village of Hampshire received a bill this week in the amount of $127,605 from the Illinois Department of Transportation for the resurfacing of Keyes Avenue and Mill Street in Hampshire. "The bill is for the engineering costs for a project from 2010,"...
  • Lake County may complete widening of Aptakisic

    Lake County may complete widening of Aptakisic
    Aptakisic Road needs to be widened, officials say, and the reason is a problem as old as the interstate system itself: urban sprawl. The economy is going to recover, and when it does, Lake County population is going to start rising again —and...
  • Four traffic headaches you should avoid this Memorial Day weekend

    Four traffic headaches you should avoid this Memorial Day weekend
    Oh, the places you'll go -- and the places you shouldn't go-- this Memorial Day weekend. Record numbers of Americans on the road mean that trouble traffic spots will be even more troublesome. The California Highway Patrol defines the holiday weekend...
  • Bolingbrook Plan Commission approves special use permit for nursery

    Bolingbrook Plan Commission approves special use permit for nursery
    Fiore Nurseries' request for a special use permit generated the most discussion at May 20's Bolingbrook Plan Commission meeting. The company wants to launch a wholesale nursery and landscape supply company on 7.25 acres along Route 53, referred to as...
  • Railroad repair closing major roads in Elmwood Park, River Grove

    Railroad repair closing major roads in Elmwood Park, River Grove
    Two major roads in Elmwood Park and River Grove are being blocked for repairs to railroad crossings. Work started May 20 at the intersection of the Milwaukee District/West Line train tracks and River Road in River Grove. The construction has shut down...