The Illinois Tollway's $4 billion reconstruction of the 22-mi.-long Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) from Balmoral Avenue to 95th Street will provide congestion relief and reconstruct aging bridges and other infrastructure to meet current and future traffic demands, while also addressing regional transportation needs in the western Chicago area.
West Side Tractor Sales, the authorized John Deere construction and forestry dealer in Illinois and Indiana, announced the expansion of the John Deere compact equipment line in additional Indiana counties throughout the state. John Deere's compact construction equipment (CCE) product line includes skid steers, track loaders, compact excavators and compact loaders.
Utility relocations delays prevented crews from starting work on the $68 million I-55 Interchange project on Weber Road in Romeoville, Ill., in 2018, but in early May 2019 operations began in earnest.
The work zone covers Weber Road from 119th Street north/Rodeo Road of the interchange to 135th Street/Romeo Road to the south and 1/2 mi.
(L-R): Allen Patterson, regional business manager; Kresten Binder, executive vice president, North America; and Barry Ferrell, regional business manager of Hydrema, offer a line of side and articulated dumps in sizes that are hard to find.
The Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) kicked off 2020 with its annual Summit, held in Chicago Jan.
Long-time industry champion, Tom Stern, general sales manager of West Side Tractor Sales, is beginning 2020 with a new position: retired. Stern began working in the construction equipment industry in 1974. Prior to beginning his 27-year career at West Side Tractor, he worked for a local construction equipment distributor as general manager and a heavy equipment manufacturer as director of sales.
Since 1888, Sandwich, Ill., has hosted what has become one of the oldest continuous county fairs in the state. The DeKalb County event has evolved from an annual livestock show, to what is now a five-day event featuring harness racing, concerts, an antique car show and more.
The Family Business Center at Loyola University Chicago's Quinlan School of Business announced West Side Tractor Sales has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Illinois Family Business of the Year Community Service Award. The award recognizes a family-owned business in Illinois with exemplary community service efforts.
The doors have officially opened for business at West Side Tractor Sales' newest location in Terre Haute, Ind.
West Side Tractor — a John Deere construction and forestry equipment distributor — is the first John Deere construction dealership to have a physical presence in this market.
West Side Tractor Sales, the John Deere construction and forestry equipment dealer in Illinois and Indiana, recently announced its latest promotions and additions to the West Side team.
Meghan Hargrave, Sales Manager — Illinois
Meghan Hargrave joined the West Side team as an Illinois sales manager in January 2019.
West Side Tractor Sales Co. — a John Deere construction and forestry equipment dealer — is planning for the future with plans for a 75,000-sq.-ft. flagship headquarters at 3300 Ogden Ave. in Lisle, Ill.
The $14 million investment in the property will rejuvenate two former automobile dealerships that closed following the 2008 recession.
Jeffrey Pratt, territory sales manager of the South Holland, Ill., branch of West Side Tractor, died unexpectedly Sept. 3, 2018. He was 53.
A West Side employee for 30 years, Mr. Pratt "provided that spark that made our South Holland branch a power house," the company's tribute on its Facebook page said.