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Feds OK Elgin-O’Hare extension, bypass toll road

A record of decision has been approved by The Federal Highway Administration and Federal Aviation Administration for the Illinois Tollway Authority to build the Elgin O’Hare – West Bypass expressway: Feds OK Elgin-O’Hare extension, bypass toll road For more information, … Continue reading

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Illinois Tollway Board approves toll increase

On Thursday August 18th, the Illinois Tollway Board approved a $12 billion bond-financed capital plan that raises toll rates by over 87% effective January 1st, 2012.  The plan will allocate $8.32 billion for tollway improvements and $3.83 billion for new … Continue reading

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Elgin O’Hare-West Bypass Advisory Council releases its Final Report

The Elgin O’Hare-West Bypass Advisory Council released its Final Report to Govenor Quinn outlining their key recommendations on how to move the project forward.  In regards to financing the project, the report states “It is the consensus of the Financing Working Group … Continue reading

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Govenor Quinn Signs Executive Order for Elgin-O’Hare West Bypass Advisory Council

Govenor Quinn signed an Executive Order on October 5, 2010 creating the Elgin-O’Hare West Bypass Advisory Council to develop an implementation, financing and operating structure for the project.  The co-chairs of this council are Gary Hanning, Illinois Secretary of Transportation with … Continue reading

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Elgin O’Hare – West Bypass to reshape O’Hare industrial market

Published in the July/August 2009 issue of Chicago Industrial Properties, Adam Marshall describes how The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has proposed an expressway system on the west side of O’Hare International Airport that will require the acquisition of many industrial … Continue reading

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