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  • Request for Information Issued for Interstate 55 Managed Lanes Project

    The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today it has issued a formal Request for Information (RFI) to assist in developing a plan to leverage private investment to build the Interstate 55 managed Lanes Project. By continuing to pursue the project as a public private partnership (P3), IDOT is committed to exploring innovative financing solutions to invest in the state’s infrastructure, create jobs and grow the economy.

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  • IDOT FY2017-2022 Multi-Year Program

    IDOT has released the FY2017-2022 Multi-Year Highway Program.

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  • Road Funding Lockbox - TFIC

    Asking Illinois taxpayers to pay more to support investments in the roads and bridges they travel on every day is a real challenge, as evidenced by the recent attention given to proposals to increase the state gas tax and to ask drivers to pay for the miles they travel. The state’s ongoing budget stalemate is doing nothing to ease taxpayer frustration. But there is a movement in Springfield we think can start to change the conversation over transportation investment. It starts with making sure the dollars intended to fix our infrastructure actually get spent on those projects.

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  • NAPA Releases Interim Silica Rule Guidance

    Less than two weeks ago, OSHA released its final silica rule or permissible exposure limit (PEL). NAPA has reviewed the rule and developed interim guidance for our members and industry on how the rule impacts asphalt pavement mix production and asphalt pavement road construction activities.

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  • Best Practices for RAP and RAS Management

    The National Asphalt Pavement Association has released Best Practices for RAP and RAS Management (Quality Improvement Publication 129) by Randy C. West, Ph.D., P.E.

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