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"Nearly 100,000 people are expected to head out of Illinois this weekend.Ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced that all non-emergency roadwork will be suspended.Construction will be on hold from 3 p.m. Friday", foxillinois.com
"Resurfacing and other construction plans for Sangamon County roadways from the Illinois Department of Transportation total up to nearly $15 million for the upcoming fiscal year 2017 starting July 1.The department on Thursday released an $11.2 billion plan for repairing roads and bridges statewide over the next six years.The money available is up $2.8 billion from the previous plan based on increased federal funding and an improved bargaining agreement that saves the agency $65 million a year.", www.sj-r.com
"SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Transportation says it is halting road construction in many areas of the state during the Memorial Day weekend. In a new release Thursday, the department says it plans to open lanes in many construction zones to improve traffic flow during a busy travel time. Work will be suspended beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, and through Tuesday morning. IDOT is asking motorists to remain alert and to continue to use caution in work zones. Work zone speed limits will remain in effect in some areas.", www.sfchronicle.com
"Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration announced Thursday it would increase spending on road and bridge repairs by nearly $3 billion during the next six years, but the state's transportation secretary said the state still won't get ahead of deteriorating roads.", www.charlotteobserver.com
"Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration announced Thursday it would increase spending on road and bridge repairs by nearly $3 billion during the next six years, but the state's transportation secretary said the state still won't get ahead of deteriorating roads.", www.washingtontimes.com