At — and out of — risk in Illinois

Could an abundance of risk be a good thing? If IL state lawmakers and the guv don't reach a budget deal today, $2 billion worth of construction projects could halt. But if the state can't pay for the construction, who's to say whether it'll pay to remove all the barrels ...

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

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.

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Ind. toll road bill to governor

A bill to authorize private groups to build and operate the Illiana Expressway in Indiana as a toll road is on the governor’s desk. On March 2, the state’s Senate voted unanimously in favor of House changes to a bill that would authorize private investors to build and operate the Illiana Expressway for tolls. Gov. Mitch Daniels is expected to sign the bill, SB382, which would not require a privatized toll road. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn ...

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