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Ill. 57 construction to start Monday

Construction will start Monday, May 11, on a 7.1-mile stretch of Ill. 57 from Maine Street in Quincy to just south of Marblehead.

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Fire hydrant work to close northbound lanes of Ill. 57

The northbound lanes on Ill. 57 (Third Street) between York and Jefferson will be closed to traffic starting Monday to allow for the relocation of fire hydrants in the area.

Report ranks Quincy's Memorial Bridge as one of region's worst bridges
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Report ranks Quincy's Memorial Bridge as one of region's worst bridges

As the nation prepares to turn its attention to economic recovery efforts following the COVID-19 pandemic, officials with the American Road and Transportation Builders Association are hopeful that its annual report chronicling the deteriorating

FAA grants $1.1 million to seven local airports
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FAA grants $1.1 million to seven local airports

As part of the federally-sponsored Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act's Airport Grant Program, seven local airports will receive more $1,139,865 in funding that can be used to fund the day-to-day operations of the airports.

Transportation

Contract approved for U.S. 61 improvements through New London

A contract was awarded for resurfacing and safety improvements on U.S. 61 through New London.

Cape Air's new planes arrive at Quincy Regional Airport with no fuss or fanfare
Transportation

Cape Air's new planes arrive at Quincy Regional Airport with no fuss or fanfare

There was no pomp or circumstance to Wednesday morning's flights at Quincy Regional Airport, as crews went about their work preparing the Tecnam P2012 Traveller aircraft for its inaugural departure from the regional airport.

Transportation

Adams County bridge to close for painting

The bridge carrying East 2873rd Lane -- Siloam Springs Road -- over McKee Creek in eastern Adams will close next week for painting.

'I haven't seen a passenger from my view in my office in several days' says Quincy airport director
Transportation

'I haven't seen a passenger from my view in my office in several days' says Quincy airport director

When two Cessna 402 touched down at Quincy Regional Airport on Wednesday afternoon from St. Louis and Chicago, not a single passenger disembarked from the planes.

Quincy News

Quincy-to-Chicago Amtrak service reduced to one daily trip

QUINCY -- The Amtrak Midwest network service has modified its service schedule because of reduced travel demand. One daily round trip for the Carl Sandburg, which runs between Quincy and Chicago, has been canceled.

Health

Cape Air, Amtrak boost cleaning efforts to woo passengers amid pandemic

Concern over contracting the novel coronavirus has led to a steep decline of people traveling.