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What's New
Seaway bridge 'on schedule'
Watertown Daily Times (8/27)
Drivers passing the Seaway International Bridge here are used to seeing construction. It's been more than a year since work began on a 45-acre Customs facility set for completion in the fall of 2009.

CAA plans to end gridlock
The Toronto Star (6/8)
The Canadian Automobile Association is trying to enlist commuters in its push for new expressways as part of a comprehensive transportation plan to relieve congestion in gridlocked Toronto.

Detroit River Tunnel Partnership seeks $150M
The Windsor Star (11/14)
A $600-million proposal has been issued for an expanded tunnel border crossing connected by truck lanes to highways on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border.

$200M to ease traffic woes
The Windsor Star (9/24)
Windsor will receive more than $200 million to resolve its border traffic woes, particularly at traffic links tying Highway 401 to the Windsor-Detroit border.

Second route planned for Detroit River tunnel
The London (ON) Free Press (9/3)
The Detroit River Tunnel Partnership is proposing to raise $450 million as part of a plan to turn the Detroit-Windsor rail tunnel into a truck route and dig a new tunnel for railway cars.

Indiana's I-69 extension study criticized
The Indianapolis Star (8/16)
The Hoosier Environmental Council, Citizens for Appropriate Rural Roads and other groups said state officials were biased when studying possible routes for extending I-69 from Indianapolis to Evansville.

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ILLINOIS
Chicagoland Expressway Congestion Map
Gary-Chicago-Milwaukee Corridor Transportation Information Center
A frequently updated map provides information on traffic flow in the Chicagoland area.

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IDOT, INDOT, WisDOT, FHWA
The GCM website provides travelers in the corridor area with information to assist them in making efficient transportation choices.

Traveling Public
Illinois Department of Transportation
Details on the different modes of transportation in Illinois including construction and traffic information.

INDIANA
Gary-Chicago-Milwaukee (GCM) Travel Site
IDOT, INDOT, WisDOT, FHWA
The GCM website provides travelers in the corridor area with information to assist them in making efficient transportation choices.

Indiana Construction Zone Information
Indiana Department of Transportation
Provides road restriction information along with a state of Indiana construction map.

TrafficWise
Indiana Department of Transportation
TrafficWise is the Indiana Department of Transportation's program to use Intelligent Transportation Systems, or ITS, to relieve traffic congestion and improve safety.

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Roads and Travel
Michigan Department of Transportation
Information on construction, traffic, detours, welcome centers and ferry schedules.

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Traffic Management Center
Minnesota Department of Transportation
The TMC staff helps Twin Cities metro area motorists reach their destinations safely and efficiently by managing traffic on the metro area freeway system.

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Minnesota Department of Transportation
Choose a city from the pulldown menu and get the specific information you need.

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New York State Road Construction
New York State Department of Transportation
A map details construction information by region.

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Construction Central
Ohio Department of Transportation
Statewide construction information including monthly updates.

PENNSYLVANIA
Construction Advisories
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
An interactive map provides information on construction activity for each of the four geographic regions of the state.

Current Traffic Conditions
SmarTraveler
Major traffic updates are reported, mostly for Philadelphia.

Traveler Information
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Current road and traffic conditions as well as constrution and permit information, maps, and public transport.

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Driving Conditions
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Information on work zones, flood warnings, winter road conditions, and related links.

Gary-Chicago-Milwaukee (GCM) Travel Site
IDOT, INDOT, WisDOT, FHWA
The GCM website provides travelers in the corridor area with information to assist them in making efficient transportation choices.

Work zones and detour information
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Listing of conditions for interstates and major highways.

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