Illiana Corridor Project Receives Federal Approval – FHWA Signs the Tier Two Record of Decision, Marks End of Planning Phase

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) signed the Illiana Corridor Tier Two Record of Decision, marking the completion of the project’s environmental planning phase. With the issuance of the Record of Decision, the FHWA supports the transportation need for the project, approves the analysis of its environmental impacts, as well as…

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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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Analyzing the Illiana Expressway

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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