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Heavy snow to impact travel Tuesday night through Wednesday

Slick, slippery conditions, much longer travel times expected information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 24, 2023) — The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is warning the public that winter weather will affect much of the state this evening through Wednesday, creating slick and slippery conditions. Some...

GettingAroundIllinois.com provides up-to-date winter road condition information

Information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 21, 2022) – With cold weather settling in and the first major winter storm of the season potentially on its way, the Illinois Department of Transportation is reminding the public to visit and bookmark GettingAroundIllinois.com for continually updated information...

Illinois seeking temporary help for snow removal in winter months

Information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 1, 2022) — The Illinois Department of Transportation is seeking qualified individuals to step forward and apply for seasonal positions to help with snow-and-ice removal across the state. Through the department’s annual “snowbird” program, IDOT is hiring Snow Removal...

Thunderstorms, winds, snow, freezing rain to create hazardous travel across Illinois

Wintry mix to convert to snow and produce icing, slippery driving conditions information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (February 16, 2022) – The Illinois Department of Transportation is advising the public that a major storm with heavy rains, flooding, and double-digit snowfalls will create slick conditions, impacting...

Illinois urges safe, sober driving this holiday season

Information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 21, 2021) – The Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police, and more than 200 law enforcement agencies throughout the state are joining together to remind motorists that the most important gift they can give to friends and family...

High winds to challenge drivers overnight, Thursday morning

information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 15, 2021) – The Illinois Department of Transportation is advising the public that high winds into Thursday will have the potential to impact travel, especially for truck drivers and other high-profile vehicles. The National Weather Service is forecasting strong...

Illinois updates online weather-related road map, encourages driving with care as winter approaches

Information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 18, 2021) – With winter bearing down and snow starting to appear in the forecast, the Illinois Department of Transportation is debuting an improved winter road conditions map on its Getting Around Illinois website. The department is also urging...

IDOT seeks ‘Safe Routes to School’ project proposals

Information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 23, 2021) – With summer break coming to an end and students hitting the books, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that it is seeking proposals for projects that will help children walk and bike to school through...

IDOT to post job openings for seasonal snow and ice removal team

Temporary workers assist during winter; open door for full-time employment Information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 16, 2021) – The calendar still says August, but the Illinois Department of Transportation is looking for qualified individuals to apply for seasonal positions to help with snow-and-ice removal across...

State-supported Amtrak trains to resume full service July 19

Information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation CHICAGO, Ill. (July 18, 2021) – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that the Lincoln Service, Carl Sandburg/Illinois Zephyr, and Illini/Saluki state-supported Amtrak trains will resume full service effective July 19. Service levels had been reduced by half due to the...