IDOT and Illinois Tollway Response to CoronavirusMarch 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 to ensure the safety of our existing infrastructure.
- At this point, construction will continue at IDOT and the Tollway. IDOT alone has over 800 contracts let, not counting local municipal contracts.
- IDOT and the Tollway’s goal is to NOT suspend construction. IDOT Acting Secretary Omer Osman has been in contact with other Midwest DOTs, and they are all of a similar mind.
Please, be advised that this information is subject to change as this is a rapidly evolving situation.