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Illiana's proposed tolls raise ire at Illinois meeting

PEOTONE | A specific route has not yet been chosen for the proposed Illiana Expressway, but the presumption it will be a toll road raised concern at a forum Tuesday in Peotone.

June 18, 2013 9:00 pm Related

Illiana Corridor project moving foward

The first tier of the Illiana Corridor project is completed, following extensive public outreach and detailed environmental studies.

January 19, 2013 12:00 am

Agreements signed in Cline Avenue Bridge deal

EAST CHICAGO | Legalities to support the new Cline Avenue Bridge with toll funding were finalized Wednesday, officials said.

September 12, 2012 9:45 pm

Illinois transportation officials pleased third airport site specified by FAA

GLENWOOD | Illinois Department of Transportation officials have learned exactly where a new airport proposed for rural Will County near Peotone would be constructed.

July 27, 2012 1:30 pm
Illiana route maps now available online

Illiana route maps now available online

Maps of proposed corridors for the Illiana Expressway are now available at the Illiana Corridor – Partnering for Progress website at http://www.illianacorridor.org.

February 09, 2012 5:00 pm Related

Proposed Illiana routes will get public viewing

The Illiana Corridor Planning Group will present a narrowed list of possible routes for the proposed two-state expressway at meetings this month.

February 07, 2012 8:17 am

Illiana Expressway meetings on tap in December

A public task force meeting and two public hearings will take place in December to give out information and receive input on the proposed Illiana Expressway.

November 23, 2011 1:40 pm

Illiana Expressway maps are online

Proposed corridor routes for the Illiana Expressway as well as statistics on current traffic projections are posted at the Illiana Corridor Partnering for Progress website.

October 26, 2011 2:32 pm

INDOT blatantly prejudiced against Northwest Indiana

Once again the uncaring INDOT (Indiana Department of Transportation) -- or, as I call them, "IDiOTs," are teasing us with unacceptable solutions for Cline Avenue. They have forgotten the governor's promise that the bridge would be rebuilt.

September 25, 2011 12:00 am

Illiana Expressway drawing begins

Municipal officials and planners put ink markers to maps Monday and began drawing routes for the proposed Illiana Expressway.

September 19, 2011 6:30 pm
Illiana sticking points expressed at meeting

Illiana sticking points expressed at meeting

CROWN POINT | Ruth Herr's family has farmed through the generations in Tinley Park, South Holland and Munster. Every time, new expressways or development chased them out.

June 22, 2011 8:30 pm Photos

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Illiana study mapped out at Matteson meeting

Illiana study mapped out at Matteson meeting

MATTESON | By next summer, alternative routes for an Illiana Expressway or other means of transportation linking south Lake County and Illinois should be available for public consumption.

June 22, 2011 2:00 pm

Illiana Expressway study starts

After decades of talk, the first-ever Illiana Expressway project is now in motion, and public meetings soon will be held in Crown Point and Matteson, Ill.

June 08, 2011 4:00 pm
Local road construction will power forward this summer

Local road construction will power forward this summer

The eight-year reconstruction of the Borman Expressway will wrap up in June with completion of the $189 million Interstate 65 interchange, but other road projects will present challenges for motorists throughout the region this summer and beyond.

May 26, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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Road construction to power forward this summer

Road construction to power forward this summer

Road projects will present challenges throughout NWI this summer and beyond. They include projects such as the lane expansion of the Indiana Toll Road and Griffith's rebuild of a street in its downtown business district.

May 26, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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Officials: C.P. 'ideally positioned' for future

Officials: C.P. 'ideally positioned' for future

The first line of cars enters the southbound lane of Interstate 65 during the opening of the interchange at 109th Avenue on Sept. 30 in Crown Point.

February 27, 2011 12:00 am
Lake county developing north and south

Lake county developing north and south

Indiana Department of Transportation Commissioner Michael Cline addresses an audience gathered in September to mark the opening of the newest interchange at Interstate 65 and 109th Avenue.

February 27, 2011 12:00 am

First Illiana Expressway projects awarded to big engineering firms

Two internationally recognized consulting firms have been chosen to get the Illiana Expressway project off the ground.

January 27, 2011 1:30 pm

IDOT shakeup: Top staffer canned

SPRINGFIELD | A top staffer at the Illinois Department of Transportation's Carbondale office is off the job as part of an apparent on-going investigation, the agency's No. 2 director confirmed Wednesday.

January 27, 2011 12:00 am

Firms seek first Illiana Expressway contracts

The Illinois Department of Transportation is playing it close to the vest with the bids on the first Illiana Expressway projects, which were scheduled to be received Tuesday.

December 15, 2010 12:00 am
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