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updated: 12/25/2013 6:12 AM

IDOT work must go on, despite weather

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  • Rob Szymkowski, with Burke Transport Service in Libertyville, places a gas line hose back on to his truck after delivering diesel fuel to IDOT in Arlington Heights.

      Rob Szymkowski, with Burke Transport Service in Libertyville, places a gas line hose back on to his truck after delivering diesel fuel to IDOT in Arlington Heights.
    George LeClaire

  • Salt is loaded into a snowplow truck at the Illinois Department of Transportation maintenance location in Arlington Heights on Christmas Eve.

      Salt is loaded into a snowplow truck at the Illinois Department of Transportation maintenance location in Arlington Heights on Christmas Eve.
    George LeClaire

 
 

It was a bitterly cold Christmas Eve day, but the Illinois Department of Transportation needs fuel to run its operation, no matter the weather.

Rob Szymkowski, with Burke Transport Service in Libertyville, delivered fuel to IDOT's Arlington Heights facility on Tuesday.

He said unloading the fuel is the coldest and most dangerous part of his job.

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