Opening of the I-294/I-57 Interchange

  • Ribbon Cutting
  • With Representative Bob Rita, Chairman of the Tollway Oversight Committee
  • With Senator Hutchinson and Congressman Rush
  • Interstate 294 - Top of Ramp
  • Kristie LeFleur - Project Managers
  • With Ed McElroy
  • With Mayor of Blue Island
  • With Mayor Rogers and Congressman Rush
  • Group photo with Senator Hastings
  • Senator Hastings making jokes
  • With Park Forest Mayor - John Ostenburg
  • Photobomb from Mayor Alsberry

On October 25, 2014 we opened up the long awaited Interstate 294/57 Interchange. This project of regional significance will connect our region and help the move the flow of commerce to the Chicago Southland and beyond. Kudos again to the south suburban legislators, especially Representative Bob Rita. Representative Rita chaired…

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Southwick Place – Groundbreaking Ceremony

Southwick Place Ground Breaking Event

Today I joined the Over The Rainbow Association and the Illinois Housing Development Authority for a ceremonial groundbreaking for Southwick Place.  The facility located at 5150 Southwick in Matteson will provide affordable housing to persons with physical disabilities.   Over The Rainbow is a not-for-profit associated dedicated to providing independent…

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Analyzing the Illiana Expressway

Chicago Tonight Interview

Chicago Tonight | October 7, 2014 12:00 pm Planning for the Illiana Expressway, a proposed 50-mile toll road that would connect Interstate 55 near Wilmington, Ill. with Interstate 65 in Lowell, Ind., will continue. According to the Illiana Corridor project’s website, an “outer encircling highway,” serving northeastern Illinois and northwestern…

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