Illinois


IDOT Announces Additional $300,000 in Funding for SIMMS

The city of Carbondale has announced that the Illinois Department of Transportation, Office of Intermodal Project Implementation (IDOT-OIPI), will provide an additional $300,000 in state funding for the Southern Illinois Multi-Modal Station (SIMMS) project....


Earthwork, Demo Proceed on IDOT's $48M I-55 Project

Serious progress is occurring on the Illinois Department of Transportation's (IDOT) $48,038,549.23 north contract for the I-55 Interchange at Weber Road project as Judlau Construction Inc. crews have put in a solid effort since spring 2019....


IAAP Announces 2021 Scholarships

The Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP) Education Foundation Scholarship program strengthens the Illinois aggregates industry by promoting the education of worthy students. The Education Foundation scholarship supports students learning and training to be the next generation of professionals in the industry....


Fourth-Generation Company Ushers in New Era of Female Leadership

Martin Equipment of Illinois Inc., a multi-location John Deere dealership specializing in heavy construction and forestry equipment, announced its newest era of leadership. The fourth-generation, family-owned company has secured certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Great Lakes Women's Business Council (GLWBC), a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)....


Alta Helps Moen Waste Transfer Facility Open for Business

On Nov. 5, officials gathered to open the new 8,000-sq.-ft. Moen Waste Transfer Facility in Rockdale, Ill. It is the region's first independent, locally-owned and operated transfer facility. The station is necessary as growth is expected in Will, Grundy and Lasalle counties....


K-Five's New Milling Machine Meets Goals, Honors Founder

The Krug family has been involved in the growth of the Chicagoland area for four generations. From constructing skyscrapers to paving the major arteries in and around the Windy City, the Krug lineage is firmly entrenched in northeast Illinois....


Kilian-Keely JV Completes Major Illinois Rehabilitation Job Ahead of Schedule

Crews in Illinois have put the finishing touches on a major rehabilitation effort that required closing an interstate for one construction season. The $67.3 million I-255 project called for rehabilitating and resurfacing approximately 7 mi....


Hyundai Construction Equipment Adds Alta Equipment Company to Growing North American Distribution Network

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas announced the expansion of its North American authorized dealer network with the addition of Alta Equipment Company. Alta is a provider of industrial forklifts, heavy construction equipment and warehouse solutions....


Willard Airport Updates Entrance, Taxiway

Seventy-five years after its dedication, the University of Illinois — Willard Airport is undergoing several major updates adding up to just shy of $20 million. The airport is one of only two commercial airports in the country owned and operated by an educational institution....


VIDEO: McCann Hosts Bucher Sweeper Demo in Bolingbrook

McCann Industries offered customers a chance to see Bucher Municipal sweepers in action. The demonstration and training event was held at McCann's Bolingbrook, Ill., facility on Oct. 27. "McCann is really proud to take on the Bucher Municipal line," said Jay Courtney, equipment division manager of McCann Industries....