Illinois Department of Transportation

Here Are Some Winter Driving Tips!
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in effect from now until noon today. This advisory covers the counties of Adams, Brown and Pike. With weather forecasts calling for snow accumulations between 1 and 3 inches, Illinois State Police - District 20 would like to caution m…
Free Child Safety Seat Inspections to Be Held Today
Safe Kids Adams County and the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Division of Traffic Safety are urging parents and caregivers to make sure their child safety seats are properly installed. Quincy will have certified technicians available to provide free hands-on child safety sea…
Memorial Bridge in Quincy is Now Closed for Repairs
Motorists crossing the Mississippi River at Quincy will do so over the Bayview Bridge for the next few months as structural work begins on the Memorial Bridge today.  The Illinois Department of Transportation closed off access to the Memorial Bridge this morning at 10:30 re-routing traffic to t…
Quincy to Keep Both Amtrak Trains for Now
As the continued budget crisis for the State of Illinois continues to drag on, the concerns of many state agencies grows. How much longer can they continue to operate without the state funding  needed? That concern has been hanging over the heads of all of the cities along the state supported A…
A New Bridge Could Be Coming to Quincy. What Would You Name it?
The Illinois Department of Transportation held a public hearing on improvements for the Quincy Memorial Bridge Tuesday night at the Kroc Community Center in Quincy. IDOT is planning the improvements needed for the aging bridge connecting Missouri to Illinois. Discussions centered on reconstructing t…
Motorcycle Fatalities Are On the Rise
A recent report from the Illinois Department of Transportation shows that fatal motorcycle accidents are up 13 percent from 2010 thru last year.  The report shows that there were 148 motorcycle fatalities in the State of Illinois in 2012 compared to 131 in 2010.  The surprising element in …
People Still Not Buckling Up
The Quincy Police Department participated in a STEP Traffic Enforcement detail as part of a grant provided through the Illinois Department of Transportation.  This detail took place between May 11th and May 28th.