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Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways announces FY2018 call for Invest in Cook pro


The Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways has announced a second round of Invest in Cook, an $8.5 million program to cover the cost of planning and feasibility studies, engineering, right-of-way acquisition, and construction associated with transportation improvements sponsored by local and regional governments and private partners. This program is designed to solicit applications for improvements consistent with the five priorities of Connecting Cook County, the County’s first long range transportation plan in 75 years:

Prioritize Transit and Other Transportation Alternatives Support the Region’s Role as North America’s Freight Capital Promote Equal Access to Opportunities Maintain and Modernize What Already Exists Increase Investments in Transportation Invest in Cook ensures that limited resources are spent wisely by identifying the universe of transportation proposals and prioritizing them using objective and transparent selection criteria. Just as important, it strengthens the partnerships and strategic matching of funding from various sources to expedite the completion of projects vital to a stronger economy and more livable communities. Please click here for more information, or to apply.

Deadlines The call for projects opens on January 19, 2018 and ends 5 P.M. CST on March 16, 2018.

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