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Illinois Department of Transportation News
All state transportation work will be at risk if legislators do not pass a budget in the next few weeks, according to the Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association’s (IRTBA) latest weekly newsletter.
House Speaker Mike Madigan and Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino continue to operate under a patronage system that rewards loyalty with employment, even when the job candidate lacks the skills for the work, according to a court-appointed investigator in a filing published April 25.
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) may be forced to shut down all of its 800-plus projects around the state next month if stopgap funding is not received by the end of June.
At a recent meeting, Springfield City Council approved an agreement with the state and county to consolidate all high-speed rail through the city onto the 10th Street Corridor tracks.
The Sangamon County Board will consider service-contract bids and state aid agreements regarding road work at its next meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Sangamon County Complex, 200 South St. in Springfield.