Plans for a new highway connector from Illinois 3 in Fairmont City to Illinois 203 in Madison, Ill., are designed to improve traffic flow and help with logistics and industrial development.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is going after every federal dollar to turn the state into a hub for new technologies, intensifying a battle among states for trillions in federal funds.
Construction started on a project with Missouri to replace the aging Chain of Rocks Bridge over the Mississippi River on I-270 with twin bridges to help improve freight transportation.June 26, 2023
Illinois plans to build a total of more than 100 new truck parking places in two rest areas on Interstate 55 and one on I-24 in a $197.5 million investment in 22 freight mobility projects.May 10, 2023
The Illinois Trucking Association is among a business coalition whose leaders are calling on state lawmakers to change an outdated biometric state statute leading to frivolous lawsuits and safety concerns.March 3, 2023
DETROIT — Stellantis is moving closer to closing its factory in Belvidere, Ill., as it prepares for the costly transition from internal combustion to electric vehicles.
In what is believed to be the first jury verdict related to Illinois’ strict biometrics privacy law, a $228 million judgment has been entered against BNSF Railway in a class-action lawsuit over the railroad’s collection of fingerprint data.
A new analytical tool was used to select road projects that add highway capacity in a six-year, $34.6 billion Illinois state transportation program.September 7, 2022
Truck drivers traveling along Illinois expressways where shootings spiked 110% last year are advised to report suspicious activity and use a new police website map of real-time gunfire reports.February 11, 2022
The Illinois Trucking Association launched a new coalition aimed at empowering women in the trucking industry.February 4, 2022