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July 2019 Illinois Passes Largest Infrastructure Bill in State History

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  • MEMBERS VOTE TO APPROVE CONTRACT EXTENSIONS, RATIFY BY-LAWS CHANGE

    On the morning of Sunday, September 9th, more than 1,500 members gathered at the William E. Dugan Training Center and voted to approve major contract extensions in five districts as well as to ratify changes to the Adminstrative Dues section …

  • ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION LETS ROAD WORK FOR SUMMER

    On June 15, the Illinois Department of Transportation posted its bid lettings on road, bridge, aviation and other transportation projects statewide. To view the entire letting, click here​. Some of the highlights within Local 150’s jurisdiction appear below: $33.4 million – …

  • TOLLWAY MOVES FORWARD ON $3-$4 BILLION WESTERN ACCESS PROJECT

    Today, the Illinois Tollway announced that it was seeking bids for more than $135 million worth of planning, design, and construction services on various roadways. This is not the first such request for bids from the Tollway this year, but …

  • FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES

    From Mary Walsh’s story in the May 27th edition of the New York Times: Few investors are more bullish these days than public pension funds. While Americans are typically earning less than 1 percent interest on their savings accounts and watching their 401(k) balances …

  • DELAYS IN FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION FUNDING COSTS MILLIONS

    Further delay in passing a fully-funded federal transportation plan will cost the region millions of dollars per day, reports the Chicago Tribune. The last multi-year plan expired in late 2009, and has since been granted eight short-term extensions, the most …

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