Welcome to our web site for the IL Route 60/83 Study.
The project study limits extend from IL Route 176, at the north, to the intersection of IL Route 60 (Townline Road) and IL Route 83. The proposed improvements are anticipated to address roadway and operational deficiencies, traffic safety, traffic congestion, and delays.
The Department presented the alternatives carried forward including grade separation alternatives at the second public meeting held on October 22, 2013. Subsequent to the last public meeting, the Department has been performing additional engineering and environmental analyses to address resource agency comments which are anticipated to be completed in summer 2016. Once completed the Department is anticipating presenting the preferred alternative at a Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting and public hearing targeted for later this year. Phase I for this project is anticipated to be completed in late 2016.
The contract plan preparation (Phase II), land acquisition (Phase II), and construction (Phase III) are not currently included in the Department’s Fiscal Year 2016-2021 Proposed Highway Improvement Program. This project will be included in our priorities for future funding consideration among similar improvement needs throughout the region once a sustainable funding source is identified.
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