Illinois Department of Transportation

U.S. 60/62 bridge to reopen

| March 02, 2012

The U.S. 60/62 bridge over the Mississippi River at Cairo, Ill., will reopen March 6 after being closed since January 2011.

Speed limit going up in Illinois

| December 30, 2011

Big rig speeds on various four-lane roads will rise to 65 mph from 55 mph on roads outside of Chicago, matching the passenger car speed limit.

Illinois to post timely truck route data

| September 08, 2011

The new law also provides a program to educate truck drivers about the differences between truck and car GPS devices.

Shutdown for I-57 bridge over Mississippi River

| August 14, 2011

The closure is anticipated to be in place three days.

U.S. 36 in Illinois to be closed

| April 05, 2011

Construction work is scheduled to begin April 11 on U.S. 36 between State Route 49 and State Route 130.

Illinois to close U.S. 60/62 bridge on Jan. 11

| December 29, 2010

The 1920s’ era bridge was restricted to a 15-ton limit but too many violators forced the state to decide to close the structure for repairs.

I-55/I-70 to be closed in Illinois

| August 11, 2010

The section in East St. Louis will be closed for a bridge demolition.

Illinois propane haulers granted HOS waiver

| January 11, 2010

Emergency waiver is in response to the severe and extended cold weather in the state.

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