Groundbreaking launches INVEST South/West Commercial Avenue improvement project

Chicago Construction News staff writer A $43 million streetscape improvement project in South Chicago has launched construction, to revitalize historically underserved neighborhoods. The CDOT-led project...

Illinois reaches six consecutive months of record low unemployment claims

Chicago Construction News staff writer Illinois has recorded record low unemployment claims for the past six months. The most recent data shows the state has...

Wages up, labor pool down as construction industry adds only 1,000...

Chicago Construction News staff writer The construction industry added only 1,000 employees across the country in October while wages for hourly workers increased and firms...

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Prime Data Centers begins construction on $1 billion data centre campus

Prime Data Centers has started construction of its $1 billion data center campus at 1600 East Higgins Rd. in Elk Grove Village. Prime ORD will include more...

IDOT unveils new preferred design for MacArthur Blvd. upgrades in Springfield

Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has unveiled an alternative preferred design for upgrades to a portion of the MacArthur Boulevard Corridor in Springfield. The road was originally...
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RFP issued for first phase of $10 million transit development project

Chicago Construction News staff writer The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) has launched the first phase of the Equitable Transit-Oriented Development (ETOD) grant program, a...

Washington Street makeover part of Naperville’s 2023 streetscape construction plan

Chicago Construction News staff writer Road construction is expected to speed up in Naperville next year, with a downtown bridge replacement and streetscape improvements along...

Shovels can hit the ground for multi-billion dollar O’Hare Airport terminal

Chicago Construction News staff writer Construction can start on new passenger terminals at O’Hare International Airport, officials have announced. “Chicago’s transportation infrastructure is what makes this...

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