Tag: Illinois Department of Transportation

Tribune Maps Deteriorating Proviso Area Bridges

Friday, February 15, 2019 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

Featured image: The bridge at 9th Avenue over I-290 in Maywood. | File

The Chicago Tribune recently reviewed Illinois Department of Transportation data showing that “400 out of 3,460 bridges in the six-county Chicago metro area are considered ‘structurally deficient,’ meaning they are in need of repair or possibly replacement. That’s nearly 12 percent.”

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Maywood Approves Work on 1st and Roosevelt Sinkhole

Friday, September 29, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During a Sept. 19 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees unanimously approved two actions related to major street improvements — one more timely than the other.

The most immediate action was a decision to waive the bid process and allow work to start on repairing a sinkhole that’s currently in the pavement at the intersection of 1st Ave. and Roosevelt Rd.

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Tribune: IDOT Approves Red Light Cameras That May Not Be Needed

Sunday, September 24, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A sign notifying drivers of a red light camera. | Getty Images 

A Sept. 23 Chicago Tribune investigation has found that the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has been approving the installation of red light cameras on suburban state routes despite the lack of evident need for the cameras.

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