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Tier Two Illiana Public Meeting #2

At the last public meeting, IDOT and INDOT presented a draft B3 working alignment, local road connectivity, and draft interchange design concepts. Based on your feedback, and extensive stakeholder involvement, IDOT and INDOT will be presenting refinements to the preferred corridor, interchange types and locations, local road connectivity, overpass and underpass locations, environmental protection and opportunities.

The meetings will be an open house format, and interested persons may attend anytime between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. There will be a continuous PowerPoint presentation, and attendees will have the opportunity to provide comments, view exhibits and speak with IDOT, INDOT and study team representatives on a one-on-one basis. A question and answer forum will be held at 6:00 p.m. each day.

The Illiana Corridor will not only have a positive effect on freight and other interstate travel throughout the country, as this region is one of the busiest intermodal hubs, but it will also allow for improved accessibility on local and arterial roads, to improve economic opportunities.

The Public Meetings will be held:

INDIANA Monday, June 17, 2013 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Lowell Middle School 19250 Cline Avenue Lowell, IN 46356

ILLINOIS Tuesday, June 18, 2013 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Peotone High School 605 West North Avenue Peotone, IL 60468

* The meeting will be accessible to handicapped individuals. Anyone needing specific assistance should contact Sarah Copeland of Images, Inc. at (630) 510-3944. Persons planning to attend who will need a sign language interpreter or other similar accommodations should notify the TTY/TTD number (800) 526-0844/ or 711; TTY users (Spanish) (800) 501-0864/or 711; and for Telebraille dial (877) 526-6670 at least five days prior to the meeting.

All correspondence regarding this project should be sent to:

Illinois Department of Transportation-District 1 Attn: Katie Kukielka, P.E. 201 West Center Court Schaumburg, IL 60196 847-705-4126

Indiana Department of Transportation Attn: Jim Pinkerton 315 East Boyd Blvd. LaPorte, IN 46350 219-325-7455

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