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CSEDC Quarterly Forum: IDOT says South Suburban Airport plans are moving right along


IDOT Secretary Ann Schneider at  Freedom Hall in Park Forest

IDOT Secretary Ann Schneider at Freedom Hall in Park Forest


The Illinois Department of Transportation is making progress every day on its proposed South Suburban Airport, with a goal to break ground on the site near Peotone in 2016, IDOT Secretary Ann Schnieder said Friday, speaking at a breakfast meeting of the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corp. at Freedom Hall in Park Forest…Please click here to read Susan Demar Lafferty’s story in the Southtown Star.

…The state has already bought more than 3,000 acres of the 5,000 that will be needed for the airport, Schneider told more than 200 business and community leaders at the quarterly forum of the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corp., at Park Forest’s Freedom Hall…Please click here to read Keith Benman’s full story in the Times.

Park Forest Mayor John A. Ostenburg; Congresswoman Robin Kelly; Illinois State Toll Highway Authority Executive Director Kristi Lafleur and Illinois Department of Natural Resources Millennium Reserve Senior Advisor Suellen Burns also addressed the forum with other transportation news. Please click here for  Ms. Burns’ Millennium Reserve update.

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