Bradley Avenue will be closed at I-57 at the western end of Champaign starting Wednesday, March 20, for a bridge replacement project that's expected to take eight months to complete. Traffic will be rerouted.
Crumbling sidewalks, gas line failures and cracked concrete — the problems at Brookfield Zoo are a metaphor for what’s wrong with public infrastructure throughout Illinois. As lawmakers begin negotiating a statewide spending plan to fix it, the zoo is among a growing list of those coming to Springfield with their paws out.
Driving instructions in Illinois now advise a simple practice called the Dutch Reach, that motorists can use to help reduce “dooring” collisions, when a bicyclist collides with a suddenly opened car door.
Two people died and two others received serious injuries Wednesday night when a semitrailer truck on Interstate 74 crashed head-on into a school bus carrying eight Normal West girls basketball players back from a game in Champaign. None of the students were critically injured.
President Donald Trump signed America's Water Infrastructure Act last week, which authorizes work on many projects around the U.S., ranging from water treatment to mitigating invasive species to transportation.