Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Lisle Police Department reported Wednesday the results of their state-funded "crackdown" on drunk driving around St. Patrick's Day.
Lisle police charged three people with driving under the influence of alcohol, and made seven other "significant arrests" during an increased enforcement period earlier this month around St. Patrick's Day, officers said. Similar "crackdown" campaigns around St. Patrick's Day were observed statewide by other Illinois and local law enforcement branches. "The campaign featured high-visibility enforcement combined with a variety of outreach activities, which included a strategic media campaign as well as additional enforcement activity," the Lisle Police Department said in a news release Wednesday. "Extra emphasis was given to late-night hours, as statistics show the highest number of motorists drink and drive and the fewest motorists buckle …
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Avoid trouble spots along Chicago-area interstates during your 4th of July travels.
Provided by the Illinois Toll Highway Authority. The Tollway is restricting construction activity and suspending all temporary construction lane closures from noon on Tuesday, July 3, through 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 5. Some work may continue behind barriers to keep work on schedule, but this work will not impact traffic. Major construction areas where drivers should plan for slower traffic during the holiday include: Tri-State Tollway (I-94/I-294/I-80) Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) A 45 mph speed limit is in effect 24/7 in all construction zones regardless ofwhether workers are present. The minimum penalty for speeding in a work zone is $375. For more information:
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Arrange a designated driver, and keep these tips from the Lisle Police in mind for the holiday weekend.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
from the Village of Lisle Police Department The Lisle Police Department announced it will take part in the statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket crackdown by conducting special patrols during this St. Patrick’s Day holiday period to curtail impaired driver and late-night safety belt law violators. If you are hosting a St. Patrick’s Day party: If you are attending a St. Patrick’s Day party: The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket crackdown is made possible through federal traffic safety funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety.
Sunday, November 14, 2010
A new grant from IDOT starts construction work on bike-friendly changes to this less-than-bike-friendly village.
Walkers and bicyclists looking to expand their horizons have something new to celebrate. On Oct. 29 the Illinois Department of Transportation announced a $514,700 grant that would begin construction on a local section of the East Branch DuPage River Greenway Trail. Falling between Hobson Road and Maple Avenue, the 5.4-mile multi-use trail will work to connect the villages of Lisle and Woodridge with regional attractions. The 31-mile east branch is one of eight sections of the county's overall plan. Once completed, a cyclist can hop on the Greenway Trail and swing past 29 local parks, ten forest preserve areas and 18 colleges. But there's still a lot of work to be done before the trail can be complete. Check out what's been completed, what…