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The Telegraph
Demolition preparations to start next week on old Alton Amtrak stationsigned the memorandum of agreement with the Federal Railroad Administration, Il
The Telegraph / Posted 9 minutes ago
signed the memorandum of agreement with the Federal Railroad Administration, Illinois State Historic Preservation Agency, Illinois Department of Transportation and Union Pacific to develop the marketing plan and attempt to help sell the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Sterling lawyer suspended for lying on job applicationsFreeport Road, Apt. 601, who was licensed in 2015, submitted employment applica
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
Freeport Road, Apt. 601, who was licensed in 2015, submitted employment applications for two different positions at the Illinois Department of Transportation, both of which contained false information about her previous employment, including... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
IDOT administrator cited for illegal hiring of neighborSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Executive Inspector General has found that an Illi
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Executive Inspector General has found that an Illinois Department of Transportation administrator violated conflict-of-interest and merit-hiring rules when her next-door neighbor was hired as fleet management assistant in... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Route 23 work wrapping up in DeKalb County, but more to come in the springSYCAMORE – The Illinois Department of Transportation project on Route 23 will b
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
SYCAMORE – The Illinois Department of Transportation project on Route 23 will be wrapping up next week, weather permitting, but a 1.6-mile stretch of work will need to be done in the spring. The stretch of Route 23 between Peace Road and Oakland... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Carterville police to distribute, teach proper car seat installmentThe Carterville Police Department is receiving a grant from the Illinois Depart
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
The Carterville Police Department is receiving a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation to distribute car seats to caregivers who sign up for a class to learn how to properly install them. The grant is a step being taken by IDOT to... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Route 23 work wrapping up for season, but more to come next springSYCAMORE – The Illinois Department of Transportation project on Route 23 will b
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
SYCAMORE – The Illinois Department of Transportation project on Route 23 will be wrapping up work next week, weather permitting, but a 1.6-mile stretch of work will need to be done in the spring of 2018. The stretch of Route 23 between Peace Road... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
State police to be stationed every 20 miles on I-55 todaydown for any vehicle on the side of the road with emergency or hazard lights ac
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
down for any vehicle on the side of the road with emergency or hazard lights activated.” State police are also joining the Illinois Department of Transportation and other law enforcement agencies to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The Click... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Carterville police to distribute and teach proper car seat installmentThe Carterville Police Department is receiving a grant from the Illinois Depart
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
The Carterville Police Department is receiving a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation to distribute car seats to caregivers who sign up for a class to learn how to properly install them. The grant is a step being taken by IDOT to... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
IDOT administrator cited for illegal hiring of neighborSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Executive Inspector General has found that an Illi
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Executive Inspector General has found that an Illinois Department of Transportation administrator violated conflict-of-interest and merit-hiring rules in the hiring of her next-door neighbor as fleet manager in 2014. The... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
State police to be stationed every 20 miles on I-55 todaydown for any vehicle on the side of the road with emergency or hazard lights ac
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
down for any vehicle on the side of the road with emergency or hazard lights activated.” State police are also joining the Illinois Department of Transportation and other law enforcement agencies to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The Click... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Daytime lane closures start Monday on Murray Baker Bridgereporter @bradrickson PEORIA — Daytime lane closures will begin Monday on the
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
reporter @bradrickson PEORIA — Daytime lane closures will begin Monday on the Murray Baker Bridge, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. The closures will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. IDOT said they are needed for... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Illinois State Police warn drivers to be cautious as U.S. sees highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005drivers from the roads, as well. “Remember, buzzed driving is drunken driving,
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
drivers from the roads, as well. “Remember, buzzed driving is drunken driving,” the release stated. ISP is joining the Illinois Department of Transportation and other law enforcement agencies to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The Click... Read more
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Lake County Journal
Illinois State Police warn drivers to be cautious as U.S. sees highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005drivers from the roads, as well. “Remember, buzzed driving is drunken driving,
Lake County Journal / Posted 2 days ago
drivers from the roads, as well. “Remember, buzzed driving is drunken driving,” the release stated. ISP is joining the Illinois Department of Transportation and other law enforcement agencies to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The Click... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois State Police warn drivers to be cautious as U.S. sees highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005drivers from the roads, as well. “Remember, buzzed driving is drunken driving,
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
drivers from the roads, as well. “Remember, buzzed driving is drunken driving,” the release stated. ISP is joining the Illinois Department of Transportation and other law enforcement agencies to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The Click... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Illinois State Police warn drivers to be cautious as U.S. sees highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005drivers from the roads, as well. “Remember, buzzed driving is drunken driving,
My Suburban Life / Posted 2 days ago
drivers from the roads, as well. “Remember, buzzed driving is drunken driving,” the release stated. ISP is joining the Illinois Department of Transportation and other law enforcement agencies to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The Click... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois State Police warn drivers to be cautious as U.S. sees highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005drivers from the roads, as well. “Remember, buzzed driving is drunken driving,
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
drivers from the roads, as well. “Remember, buzzed driving is drunken driving,” the release stated. ISP is joining the Illinois Department of Transportation and other law enforcement agencies to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The Click... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Railroad crossing will be closed temporarily south of BudaBUDA — The Illinois Department of Transportation announces the Illinois Route 4
Bureau County Republican / Posted 3 days ago
BUDA — The Illinois Department of Transportation announces the Illinois Route 40-Union Pacific Railroad grade crossing south of Buda will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Route 40 will be closed for approximately four days to allow the Union Pacific... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Illinois 9 in Pekin to close Nov. 27 for rail crossing workThe Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that Illinois 9 (Ann
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that Illinois 9 (Ann Eliza Street) in Pekin will close at 7 a.m. Nov. 27, weather permitting, for repairs to a railroad crossing. The closure area is between Second and Third streets, and... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Carterville PD, ISP to distribute child seatsCarterville Police Department has announced that they have received a grant fro
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
Carterville Police Department has announced that they have received a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation that will allow for the distribution of car seats at no cost to local caregivers. Starting in December, the Police Department... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois State Police warn drivers to be cautious as US sees highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005drivers from the roads, as well. "Remember, buzzed driving is drunk driving,"
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
drivers from the roads, as well. "Remember, buzzed driving is drunk driving," the release stated. ISP is joining the Illinois Department of Transportation and other law enforcement agencies to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The Click... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Illinois State Police warn drivers to be cautious as US sees highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005drivers from the roads, as well. "Remember, buzzed driving is drunk driving,"
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
drivers from the roads, as well. "Remember, buzzed driving is drunk driving," the release stated. ISP is joining the Illinois Department of Transportation and other law enforcement agencies to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The Click... Read more
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Lake County Journal
Illinois State Police warn drivers to be cautious as US sees highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005drivers from the roads, as well. "Remember, buzzed driving is drunk driving,"
Lake County Journal / Posted 3 days ago
drivers from the roads, as well. "Remember, buzzed driving is drunk driving," the release stated. ISP is joining the Illinois Department of Transportation and other law enforcement agencies to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The Click... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois State Police warn drivers to be cautious as US sees highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005drivers from the roads, as well. "Remember, buzzed driving is drunk driving,"
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
drivers from the roads, as well. "Remember, buzzed driving is drunk driving," the release stated. ISP is joining the Illinois Department of Transportation and other law enforcement agencies to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The Click... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Illinois State Police warn drivers to be cautious as US sees highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005drivers from the roads, as well. "Remember, buzzed driving is drunk driving,"
My Suburban Life / Posted 3 days ago
drivers from the roads, as well. "Remember, buzzed driving is drunk driving," the release stated. ISP is joining the Illinois Department of Transportation and other law enforcement agencies to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The Click... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Grant could help Sterling expand bike pathbike path, the city is applying for about $880,000 in Illinois Transportation E
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
bike path, the city is applying for about $880,000 in Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program grant funds through the Illinois Department of Transportation; it would have to match the remaining $220,000. Whether the grant is approved won’t be... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Answers needed on Districts 47, 155 school bus inspection incidentHigh School District 155 owe students, parents and the public an explanation fo
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
High School District 155 owe students, parents and the public an explanation for what happened before and after an Illinois Department of Transportation bus inspection Oct. 17. Ten school buses were moved from the bus depot shared by the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
“Winter Weather - Get it Together”Illinois’ weather responders are reminding drivers to prepare for the winter dr
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
Illinois’ weather responders are reminding drivers to prepare for the winter driving. The Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police and the Illinois Tollway are all asking drivers to prepare for wintry driving conditions with the... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Elmhurst police issue driving safety reminder for Thanksgivingto protect vehicle occupants, according to the release. Statewide seat-belt usa
My Suburban Life / Posted 4 days ago
to protect vehicle occupants, according to the release. Statewide seat-belt usage rate is at 93.8 percent, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. “Wearing your seat belt is second nature for most,” Elmhurst Police Commander Jim... Read more
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The Telegraph
IDOT, ISP, Tollway urge motorists to prepare for winter driving conditionsfrontline weather responders remind motorists that preparation can help take th
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
frontline weather responders remind motorists that preparation can help take the bite out of winter this season. The Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police and the Illinois Tollway encourage motorists to prepare for... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
FHN Parent Enrichment Program issues holiday seatbelt messageFREEPORT — The FHN Parent Enrichment Program and the Illinois Department of Tra
The Journal-Standard / Posted 5 days ago
FREEPORT — The FHN Parent Enrichment Program and the Illinois Department of Transportation have joined safety advocates nationwide to promote the importance of seat belts to prevent roadway injuries and deaths during the holiday season. During the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
$80M Mississippi River bridge opens from Illinois to IowaIowa. The $80 million span opened to traffic Friday evening. It provides river
KWWL Iowa / Posted 6 days ago
Iowa. The $80 million span opened to traffic Friday evening. It provides river passage for U.S. 52 and Illinois 64. Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn says the modern span provides greater safety and better... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
$80M Mississippi River bridge opens from Illinois to IowaIowa. The $80 million span opened to traffic Friday evening. It provides river
KTTC Rochester / Posted 6 days ago
Iowa. The $80 million span opened to traffic Friday evening. It provides river passage for U.S. 52 and Illinois 64. Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn says the modern span provides greater safety and better... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Transit authority awaits delayed fundsthe control of its owner, such as being safely contained in a carrier, there sh
McDonough County Voice / Posted 6 days ago
the control of its owner, such as being safely contained in a carrier, there shouldn’t be many issues. He also said the Illinois Department of Transportation allows any animal on the bus. About the training, he said personnel are being... Read more
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Daily Herald
$80M Mississippi River bridge opens from Illinois to IowaIowa. The $80 million span opened to traffic Friday evening. It provides river
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Iowa. The $80 million span opened to traffic Friday evening. It provides river passage for U.S. 52 and Illinois 64. Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn says the modern span provides greater safety and better... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
$80M Mississippi River bridge opens from Illinois to IowaIowa. The $80 million span opened to traffic Friday evening. It provides river
KWWL Iowa / Posted 6 days ago
Iowa. The $80 million span opened to traffic Friday evening. It provides river passage for U.S. 52 and Illinois 64. Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn says the modern span provides greater safety and better... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Longmeadow Parkway construction in Algonquin needs extra month of workCenter for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Fede
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Federal Highway Administration and the Illinois Department of Transportation for failing to prevent harm to the endangered rusty-patched bumblebee. The center will... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Longmeadow Parkway construction in Algonquin needs extra month of workCenter for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Fede
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Federal Highway Administration and the Illinois Department of Transportation for failing to prevent harm to the endangered rusty-patched bumblebee. The center will... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Resident presents alternative plan for future DHS campusrepairs, with the high school repairs taking up the bulk of those funds. Tim B
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 days ago
repairs, with the high school repairs taking up the bulk of those funds. Tim Bratt, a retired geologist who worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation for 34 years, brought an alternative plan to the school board Wednesday that he said... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Just Askin': Will Savoy Aldi get a stoplight?of the new Aldi grocery store? No, at least not right now. "There's just been
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
of the new Aldi grocery store? No, at least not right now. "There's just been very brief discussion. It's nothing (the Illinois Department of Transportation) has required," said Dick Helton, Savoy's village manager. "At this point, we don't... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Nov. 17, 2017looking forward to working with potential new owners on transformative redevelo
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
looking forward to working with potential new owners on transformative redevelopment projects in this area. "The proposed (Illinois Department of Transportation) safety improvements to University Avenue (west of Lincoln Avenue along the north side)... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Traffic light near new Aldi? Not so fastof the new Aldi grocery store? No, at least not right now. "There's just been
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
of the new Aldi grocery store? No, at least not right now. "There's just been very brief discussion. It's nothing (the Illinois Department of Transportation) has required," said Dick Helton, Savoy's village manager. "At this point, we don't... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
City to take over snowplowing on side streetsto be a savings for the budget." Otherwise, the media day at the Gateway Build
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
to be a savings for the budget." Otherwise, the media day at the Gateway Building focused on safety messages from the Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police, along with the city's and county's public works... Read more
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The Telegraph
IDOT seeks input on statewide freight planSPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Transportation is seeking public input
The Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Transportation is seeking public input on its 2017 Freight Plan, an examination of the importance of truck, rail, water and air transportation in the state and some of the issues facing those industries. The... Read more
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The Telegraph
Fort Russell Township seeking Madison County aid to replace bridgepavement patching, shoulder removal and replacement, overlay, striping and othe
The Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
pavement patching, shoulder removal and replacement, overlay, striping and other work. The county is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation to fund the project. The County Board also approved two expenditures relating to the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Concert could land at airport againwould be the preferred venue, Interim Public Works Director Matt Heckman said.
SaukValley.com / Posted 8 days ago
would be the preferred venue, Interim Public Works Director Matt Heckman said. They would need to report the event to the Illinois Department of Transportation and say how much of the airport would be affected, and then the department would decide... Read more
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SaukValley.com
New Savanna bridge will open FridaySavanna and Sabula, Iowa, will be 1 p.m. Friday, rain or shine; people can beg
SaukValley.com / Posted 8 days ago
Savanna and Sabula, Iowa, will be 1 p.m. Friday, rain or shine; people can beginning arriving at 12:30. Speakers include Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn and Iowa DOT Director Mark Lowe, State Rep. Tony McCombie,... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Sacramento Facility Gets Caltrans Railcar Contractand the Midwest. The newly finalized contract will supply 137 single-level pass
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 9 days ago
and the Midwest. The newly finalized contract will supply 137 single-level passenger railcars, 49 to Caltrans and 88 to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). The production of these new passenger coaches will support hundreds of skilled... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Time change leaves many like – and with – deer in the headlightshitting a large buck on Route 31 in McHenry. ’Tis the season. So with that in
Northwest Herald / Posted 9 days ago
hitting a large buck on Route 31 in McHenry. ’Tis the season. So with that in mind, here are a few tips courtesy of the Illinois Department of Transportation, State Farm and the University of Illinois Extension Service: • Be especially cautious... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Brandon Road bridge set to open and close againrush hours on Wednesday but work would continue at other times during the day,
My Suburban Life / Posted 9 days ago
rush hours on Wednesday but work would continue at other times during the day, said Gianna Urgo, spokeswoman for the Illinois Department of Transportation. “We need equipment that is unavailable tonight,” Urgo said Tuesday, explaining that... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Illinois Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhornat the City Club of Chicago, November 14, 2017 (City Club of Chicago) November
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 10 days ago
at the City Club of Chicago, November 14, 2017 (City Club of Chicago) November 14, 2017 Randy Blankenhorn – Secretary – Illinois Department of Transportation Randall Blankenhorn Randy Blankenhorn has served as Illinois Transportation Secretary... Read more
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