• Illinois getting $1.4B from feds to fix, upgrade bridges

    11 days ago - By WGN TV

    CHICAGO - Illinois will receive $1.4 billion to help upgrade its deteriorating bridges under the federal infrastructure law approved in November, the state's Democratic congressional delegation said Friday.
    The funding over five years will include $274.8 million in Fiscal Year 2022, the delegation said in a news release which says Illinois is home to “more than 2,374 bridges in poor condition."
    The money will go to the Illinois Department of Transportation, which will determine how to invest it across the state for bridge upgrades.
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