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IDOT and Illinois Tollway Response to Coronavirus
March 19, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Following is an update regarding IDOT and the Tollway’s response to the coronavirus:IDOT is sending all non-essential staff home, in accordance with the recommendations from the Governor and public health officials. Operations staff will remain…
IL Department of Labor Cancelled All Scheduled Hearings Until Further Notice
March 19, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Following Governor JB Pritzker's disaster proclamation and as Illinois continues to battle the spread of the coronavirus/Covid-19, the Illinois Department of Labor is canceling all in-person and telephone hearings from Tuesday, March 17 until further…
Rep. Lipinski Announces Update to $150 million Rail Underpass
February 21, 2020 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3), Nottingham Park, Chicago photo credit D. Darnall Congressman Lipinski hosted a news conference this afternoon to announce the latest updates for the $150 million grade separation project at Harlem Ave. between 63rd an…
Governor Pritzker Signs Illinois Works Jobs Program Into Law at Laborers' Training Facility
December 11, 2019 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
At the LIUNA Chicago Laborers’ District Council Training Center yesterday afternoon, alongside chief bill sponsors Senator Napoleon Harris, Representative Will Davis, legislators and supporters, Governor Pritzker signed into law the Minority Pa…
IDOT Released it's Multi-Year Plan FY2020-2025
October 22, 2019 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
From the Chicago Sun-Times: Pritzker releases details of $23.5B road construction plan, touted as ‘investing on the front end’ The money will go toward maintaining 4,212 miles of roadways and 9.2 million square feet of bridges, according …
The State of America’s Infrastructure
May 13, 2019 - Contractors CLDC LMCC LECET
Our infrastructure needs—from roads and bridges to water and energy—are vast and growing. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, the total investment needed through 2025 is $4.59 trillion. However, if lawmakers act now we c…