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The following news items were compiled by the FHWA Office of Freight Management and Operations. This is not meant to be a comprehensive list of freight news.
States and Territories: Illinois
Freight Railroads Sound Alarm for Chicago Gridlock - 12/05/2014
Federal Railroad Administration Eliminates One of the Nation's Largest Rail Chokepoints in Chicago - 10/27/2014
Illinois Governor Quinn Opens $29.8 Million Railroad Underpass - 11/12/2013
Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Announces Creation of State Freight Advisory Council - 10/01/2013
Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Named Chair of National Freight Advisory Committee - 7/15/2013
Governor Quinn Announces Illinois Coal Exports Set Record in 2012, Fuel Economic Growth - 5/16/2013
CREATE Grade Separation Project Now Underway Near Chicago - 3/06/2013
Three Part Series: Metropolitan Chicago's Freight Cluster - 8/28/2012
United States Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration