Transportation, land use and economic development study anticipates tremendous amount of growth
If and when a proposed east-west toll way materializes between Interstates 55 and 65, the north-south Ill. Route 394/Ill. Route 1 corridor “will become the most direct route between Chicago and Indianapolis and all points east,” South Suburban Mayors & Managers Association’s Tom Vander Woude said Wednesday. “We anticipate there will be a tremendous amount of growth in terms of traffic and we want to get ahead of it,” said Vander Woude, SSMMA Deputy Executive Director of Transportation and Infrastructure.
Vander Woude was reflecting on a mid-morning meeting at the organization’s East Hazel Crest office that drew dozens of consultants interested in being part of a transportation, land use and economic development study for the corridor…Please click here to read Dennis Sullivan’s blog post in Eastern Will County News.