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Traffic changes for 2021 Illinois State Fair

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — The Illinois State Fair is just two weeks away, and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) wants you to be aware of traffic changes. IDOT released a map of the detours that will begin to be set in place for the fair. The northbound ramps from...
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Lane Restrictions On IL 15 in St. Clair County

FAYETTEVILLE – The Illinois Department of Transportation today announced that IL 15 from 1 st Street in Fayetteville to 0.1 mile west of Bluebird Lane will be intermittently restricted to one lane beginning Monday, August 2, 2021, weather permitting. This work will take place daily between the hours of 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM. Traffic in each direction will be maintained using flaggers. This work is necessary to complete pavement repairs, ADA improvements, and asphalt resurfacing. This Continue Reading
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Metro offering free rides to school in Illinois Quad Cities

MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - Kids heading back to school this fall in Moline, Coal Valley, Rock Island, and Milan will be able to hop onto a Metro bus and get a free ride to and from school. MetroLink announced fares will be waived for K-12 students riding Metro’s fixed route or school peak service routes during the fall 2021 semester.
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Road closed at scene of I-55 crash in McLean Co.

MCLEAN COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - Southbound lanes of I-55 are closed after a crash involving a semi-truck and cars near Shirley. Illinois State Police said the three-vehicle crash happened on I-55 and near milepost 151 at the Timber Creek Bridge. The crash occurred at 12:40 p.m. Wednesday, according to NBC affiliate WEEK.

Stearns School Road Bridge replaced in ongoing Illinois Tollway upgrade

The multiyear, multibillion-dollar project to upgrade the Illinois Tollway made its way to Gurnee, Illinois, this summer and the aging Stearns School Road Bridge, which goes over I-94. Work called for replacing the 70-year-old bridge with a new three-lane precast concrete structure that also includes access for bicyclists and pedestrians.
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UPDATE: Crashes force shutdowns of Ind. 2, I-65

Two significant crashes at the height of the evening rush hour backed up motorists Monday near Lowell and in Jasper County. All westbound lanes of Ind. 2 were closed around 5 p.m. just east of the Illinois state line due to a crash involving a semitrailer, according to the Indiana Department of Transportation.

Public comment sought on upgrades for I-57/Illinois 16 interchange

MATTOON, Ill., (WICS) — The Illinois Department of Transportation, IDOT, wants to hear from the public on the agency's proposed improvements at the I-57/Illinois 16 interchange in Mattoon. IDOT invites citizens to a virtual meeting on the proposed reconstruction site. A project overview, along with meeting materials, is available for...

Illinois gas prices inch down

BLOOMINGTON – Illinois gas prices inched down about four cents over the past week, averaging $3.30 a gallon. GasBuddy price reports show the cheapest station in Illinois is priced at $2.95, while the most expensive is $3.99. Prices in the state are 7.2 cents higher than last month, and $1.01...