Doug Oberhelman

6:43 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Transportations officials conference in East Peoria

The 26th annual Innovations Conference on Asphalt and Transportation (ICAT) kicked-off with an address from Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman. Oberhelman presented the ICAT Sustainability Award to the Director of Illinois Tollways Kristi Lafleur. The award recognizes the state tollway’s $12 billion “Move Illinois” plan. The plan includes several sustainability elements over it’s 15-year life span. Oberhelman is one of eight keynote speakers for the event that includes U-S Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis is an ICAT Executive Board Member.

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