Construction Processes, Design

University of Illinois, IDOT to develop design guidelines for smart work zones

April 1, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois (U of I) and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) are working to develop design guidelines for smart work zone systems. According to a blog post from IDOT, […]


Illinois announces six-year plan for I-80 Corridor Improvement Project

October 19, 2021

Via: Roads & Bridges

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) this week announced a six-year plan to rebuild I-80 in Will County. The $1.2 billion project will replace more than 50-year-old infrastructure on a condensed timeframe and is made possible by the Rebuild Illinois […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Illinois DOT needs at least $39B for transportation and infrastructure work

February 25, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The funding request comes at a time of renewed concern about the structural integrity of the state’s bridges. Officials closed Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive bridge earlier this month after a crack in supporting beams was discovered. The bridge reopened after […]