Courtesy of McDonough Associates High road? Engineer was owed for work on this Illinois project. Related Links: Chicago Tribune Op-Ed on IDOT Suspension of McDonough Associates The Illinois Dept. of Transportation is at war with one of Chicago’s most important engineering consulting practices over billings and payments.A federal judge in late June ordered IDOT to pay Chicago-based designer McDonough Associates almost $2 million that the DOT had withheld from the company for work on three projects. IDOT had stopped paying and suspended the engineering firm for three years because of what IDOT claims were years of overbilling.IDOT started turning over
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