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Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning gives thumbs down to Illiana Corridor

Chicago Tribune reported today that Planners give thumbs down to Illiana Corridor.  The proposed 47-mile tollroad would connect I-55, I-57 and I-65 between Wilmington, Illinois and Cedar Lake, Indiana. For more information, please contact Adam Marshall, amarshall@ngkf.com, 773.957.1428 Advertisements

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Federal Highway Administration Approves Illiana Corridor B3 to connect I-55 and I-65

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) approved corridorB3 on January 17, 2013 as the selected corridor in the Illiana Corridor Tier One Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision.  This east-west corridor will connect I-55 in Illinois to I-65 in Indiana. For more … Continue reading

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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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Elgin O’Hare West Bypass Expressway Receives Funding

In June 2011, the Elgin O’Hare – West Bypass (EOWB) Advisory Council reached consensus to proceed with and fund the $3.4 billion  EOWB Initial Construction Plan.  Two months later, the Illinois Tollway Board of Directors adopted the 15-year, $12 billion … 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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