Category: Infrastructure

Pritzker Outlines Draft $41.5 Billion ‘Rebuild Illinois’ Capital Plan

Saturday, May 18, 2019 || By Peter Hancock/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Gov. J.B. Pritzker talks with Capitol News Illinois reporter Peter Hancock in late March during a recording of the news service’s podcast, Capitol Cast. Pritzker on Friday briefed lawmakers on a proposed $41.5 billion capital improvements plan. | Peter Hancock/Capitol News Illinois

SPRINGFIELD — Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday briefed lawmakers on a proposed capital improvements plan that cals for spending $41.5 billion on transportation, education, public health and other infrastructure projects over six years, funded by a host of new or increased taxes and fees.

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Broadview Board Approves Work On Braga Drive, Alleys

Monday, May 13, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews 

During a meeting on April 22, Broadview’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve ordinances that will allow the village to use state and federal funds, and a portion of its own motor fuel tax revenue, to install three “green alleys” near Roosevelt Road and to refurbish a portion of the Braga Drive corridor.

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Officials Break Ground On Addison Creek Reservoir Projects In Bellwood

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Bellwood Trustee M.C. Robinson, Bellwood Clerk Janel Moreland, MWRD President Kari Steele, Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey and Bellwood Trustees Michael J. Ciavattone and Ronald Nightengale during the groundbreaking for the Addison Creek Reservoir projects on Wednesday. | Shanel Romain

Officials with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, the village of Bellwood, Cook County and other government bodies and agencies gathered on April 24 for a groundbreaking ceremony on the site of the future Addison Creek Reservoir at 2795 Washington Blvd. in Bellwood.

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