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I-80 Coalition/Project News
The chairman of the state tollway board laid out a case to the Joliet City Council on Monday for turning the local stretch of Interstate 80 into a toll road.
Des Plaines Bridges News
At the Illinois Department of Transportation, our top priority is safe and efficient transportation.
The state has made plans for making structural repairs on a couple of well-used bridges that need them.
In what other state do highway billboards warn you to drive over a bridge at your own risk?
The bridge on Interstate 80 that spans the Des Plaines River has garnered recent media attention after state inspectors in a report early last year described sections of it as “critical,” “intolerable” and a “high priority for replacement.”
It’s a story we brought you first on CBS 2 about a bridge in Joliet with one of the worst structural ratings in the state.
State Rep. Larry Walsh Jr., D-Elwood, released a statement Tuesday calling for emergency repairs to the Interstate 80 bridge over the Des Plaines River in Joliet.