ALTON, Ill. (AP) — A damaged lock chamber on the Mississippi River near Alton has reopened to barge traffic after being closed for nearly eight months for emergency repairs.
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The state agency charged with helping Illinois’ economy has released a new five-year plan it hopes will help the state add jobs and build on its strengths.
RIVER FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The state of Illinois is providing $10.5 million for a new bridge in Chicago’s western suburbs and improvements at South Suburban College in South Holland.
Gov. Pat Quinn announced the state grants Thursday.
The budget for the City of Abingdon seems to be in good shape, as aldermen passed the City’s budget during this week’s council meeting.
CHICAGO (AP) — Environmental groups are suing to try to stop a proposed $1.3 billion tollway linking northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A study by the Illinois Department of Transportation indicates traffic on a new bridge over the Mississippi River at St. Louis isn’t at projected traffic levels.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will use a keynote address Thursday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to promote the idea of courting private investors to bankroll infrastructure projects in return for a share of the profits.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A transportation group is proposing a plan to change the way Illinois pays for road construction, including an increase in gas taxes.