(770 ILCS 55/5) (from Ch. 82, par. 53)
    Sec. 5. If the money due the person having given notice shall not be paid within 10 days after the money shall become due and payable, then such person may commence an action therefor, in the circuit court, against the corporation with which the original contract was made; or he or she may commence an action, against such railroad corporation and original contractor jointly, and enforcement may be had as in other civil cases.
(Source: P.A. 83-346.)