Tags: Illinois

Guest Blog: Illinois eyes a new transportation proposal

Jun 25, 2013

Guest Blog: Illinois eyes a new transportation proposal

A transportation funding crisis is looming. When the “Illinois Jobs Now” capital program approved in 2009 expires next year, the funds available for transportation-related construction is projected to decline by approximately $2 billion, the number of projects are projected to decline ...

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Truck catches fire at Illinois quarry, causes no injuries

May 27, 2013

Truck catches fire at Illinois quarry, causes no injuries

A truck at Tuscola Stone quarry in Tuscola, Illinois, caught fire Wednesday morning, The News Gazette reported. No one was reported injured. At 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Firefighters from Arcola, Broadlands-Longview, Camargo, Tuscola and Villa Grove reported to a truck fire call ...

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Elmhurst Quarry diverts flood waters from city

Apr 23, 2013

Elmhurst Quarry diverts flood waters from city

Following an April 17 flood in Elmhurst, Illinois, the city’s Elmhurst Quarry began taking water to help control flood waters at 6:30 p.m. the day flooding began, Elmhurst Patch reported. The 8,300 acre-foot Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility uses the old ...

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Illinois governor unveils six-year, $12.84 billion road plan

Apr 16, 2010

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) officials and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn yesterday unveiled a $12.84 billion Multi-Year Highway Improvement Program for Fiscal Years 2011-2016. The proposed program includes a $30.8 million bridge rehabilitation and interchange reconstruction project at I-55 ...

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Illinois aggregate producers given safety awards

Mar 29, 2010

Illinois aggregate producers received safety awards during the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), Office of Mines and Minerals/Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Thaw State Grants Safety Conference at Starved Rock State Park in Utica, Ill.  IDNR started recognizing the ...

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