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Utica intersection night work begins on Wednesday

  OTTAWA – Night work to reconstruct the intersection of Illinois 178 and U.S. 6 in Utica will begin on Wednesday. The work is expected to take place through the end of the week, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. Will will begin each evening after 6 p.m. and will ...Read more

Bridge work in Ottawa begins Tuesday

  OTTAWA – Repairs to the Illinois 23/71 Bridge will begin on Tuesday. Work will consist of removing and replacing the bridge expansion joints, deck slab patching, and structural repair. One lane will remain open during the $2.6 million project, which is scheduled to be completed by ...Read more

Heat wave coming to North Central Illinois

OTTAWA – The first wave of extremely hot weather will arrive in North Central Illinois today through Wednesday. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory that goes into effect this afternoon for the scorching temperatures expected this week. They say paired with the high ...Read more